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structural engineering

[′strək·chə·rəl ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A branch of civil engineering dealing with the design of structures such as buildings, dams, and bridges.

Structural engineering

A branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of structures to withstand physical forces or displacements without danger of collapse or without loss of serviceability or function. It includes inspection, analysis, design, planning, and research of structural components and structural systems. Structural engineers generally look at technical, economic, and environmental concerns.

structural engineering

That branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of structures to withstand physical forces or displacements without danger of collapse or without loss of serviceability or function.
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