Structural Design of Laramie County Community College Student Center, The
Structural Engineers are put to the task of designing the structural systems for a building while maintaining the architectural identity of the design. The structural engineer must choose the most cost effective material that will support the forces that the building will experience. Concrete, steel, and wood are the most common building materials that are used in structural design, and to determine the appropriate structural system and materials the engineer must consider the building's location, site parameters, architectural elements, and budget. Once the structural system is determined, all ...
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