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What is Structural Engineering?

or, Structural Engineering in a nutshell. “Structural engineering is the art and science of developing load resisting systems capable of  supporting itself, other systems and superimposed loads such as to provide  load path(s) with demand-capacity  and load-deformation relationship satisfying desirable performance criteria.” Mikhail Gershfeld, SE This definition focuses on five essential aspects of structural engineering: Force Resisting […]

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