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Design Codes & Standards

6 Basic Procedure of Structural Design

    For the time that the architectural drawings have been finalized, the preparation of structural design begins. As a structural engineer in charge of the design, a lot of considerations to bear in mind in order to complete the…
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Guide to Wind Load Analytical Procedure of ASCE 7-10

    The pressure exerted by the wind is one of the important considerations in Structural Design. Once the wind passed through the building, a deflections perpendicular to the wind may also occur depending on its velocity. In some cases…
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Seismic Analysis: ASCE-7 and IBC 2012 Provisions

    As mentioned in the previous article, Seismic Analysis: UBC 97 provisions, the seismic analysis in the design of buildings especially high rise towers is a very important factor to consider. Because earthquake loads together with the wind loads…
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How Important is the Load Combinations in Structural Design

    In Structural Design, we often encountered different load combinations in structural codes. These combinations vary according to its occupancy. But selecting the right load combinations for the project we are designing is a challenge. Newbies are often having…
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Duties and Responsibilities of Structural Engineers

Structural Engineers plays a vital role in the planning, design, supervision, and implementation of a construction project for the structures to be materialized. They can be considered as the backbone of the construction team since they are in charge of…
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5 Technical Interview Questions for Structural Engineers

    Looking for an employment opportunity in the field of Structural Engineering where ever you may be is a tough challenge. But landing for a job that you ever wanted is another milestone. But how to get there is…
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Design Codes & Standards

    In Structural Engineering, code references and standards are the factors needed to make the design structurally safe and sound. These codes serve as a guideline in our design. The following are the American design codes and standards that you might…
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