Structural engineers analyze, design, plan, and research structural components and structural systems to achieve design goals and ensure the safety and comfort of users or occupants. Their work takes account mainly of safety, technical, economic and environmental concerns, but they may also consider aesthetic and social factors.
Read more about Structural Engineer.
Some articles on structural engineer:
2010 survey of professionals occupying jobs in the construction industry showed that structural engineers in the UK earn an average wage of £35,009 ... The salary of structural engineers varies from sector to sector within the construction and built environment industry worldwide, depending on the project ... For example, structural engineers working in public sector projects earn on average £37,083 per annum compared to the £43,947 average earned by ...
Famous quotes containing the words engineer and/or structural:
“A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.”
—Freeman Dyson (b. 1923)
“The reader uses his eyes as well as or instead of his ears and is in every way encouraged to take a more abstract view of the language he sees. The written or printed sentence lends itself to structural analysis as the spoken does not because the readers eye can play back and forth over the words, giving him time to divide the sentence into visually appreciated parts and to reflect on the grammatical function.”
—J. David Bolter (b. 1951)