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How Important Is Structural Engineering For Construction And Remodeling?

Structural engineering used to be a part of Civil engineering 10 years ago. But now, it has emerged as a separate field of specialization in building construction, mechanical engineering, earthquake resistance construction etc. A structural engineer deals with the design and analyses any fault to before any construction to avoid risks. New building construction and remodeling both require the presence of a professional consultants/engineers. Their prime responsibility includes developing designs and integrating the design. In some case, they also have to supervise construction of projects.

The first use of structural engineering was in 2500 BC during the construction of pyramids. But until the 19th and 20th century, steel was not used for constructions vigorously. Then the structural engineering service became central to any construction work.

Earthquakes are frequent at that time. The last noted earthquake took place in 2014. Now if a building is not designed for these kinds of … Read More