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Structural Engineering:-

Structural engineering is the application of physical and scientific principles for solving the problems of society with regarding Designing Structures means whatever the solution is going to be what shape,size and materials its should be construct with?.

Structural engineering theory is based upon applied physical laws and empirical knowledge of the structural performance of different materials and geometries. Structural engineering design uses a number of relatively simple structural engineers to build complex structural systems. Structural engineers are responsible for making creative and efficient use of funds, structural elements and materials to achieve these goals

Its a Subfield of Civil Engineering.

Structural engineering has existed since humans first started to construct their own structures. It became a more defined and formalized profession with the emergence of the architecture as distinct profession from the engineering during the industrial revolution in the late 19th century. Until then, the architect and the structural engineer were usually one and the same thing – the master builder. Only with the development of specialized knowledge of structural theories that emerged during the 19th and early 20th centuries, did the professional structural engineers come into existence.

The history of structural engineering contains many collapses and failures. Sometimes this is due to obvious negligence, as in the case of the Pétion-Ville school collapse, in which Rev. Fortin Augustin "constructed the building all by himself, saying he didn't need an engineer as he had good knowledge of construction" following a partial collapse of the three-story schoolhouse that sent neighbors fleeing. The final collapse killed 94 people, mostly children.

So Structural Engineers are few of the very key people who responsible for Upgrading or Downgrading Infrastructure facilities.

Here are the notable Structural Engineers.

  • Claude-Louis Navier
  • Alexander Hrennikoff
  • Otto Mohr
  • Timoshenko
  • Richard Courant