Structural engineering is an engineering discipline of designing structures for a wide variety of buildings and non-buildings constructed using materials like steel, concrete and wood. Apart from civil sector, structural engineering finds its application also in designing mechanical, aerospace, marine, naval and offshore structures.
With the complexity of structures getting increased, designing and analysing them require extensive usage of software. CADD Centre offers training for engineers in using leading structural engineering design software such as Staad.Pro, ProSteel and RCC Detailing.
Know more about this discipline, its applications, and focus areas in training:
Since expertise In structures of all shapes, sizes, and scales counts
Structural engineers are the stewards of the built environment. They have an iconic past and brilliant future. From pyramids to signature bridges, and high-rise buildings, these structures stand as testaments to the work of structural engineers, and the spirit of humanity to scale new highs.
Structural engineers work as "master builders" taking responsibility for all aspects of planning, design, estimation, construction, and maintenance of buildings and non-buildings. They give a structure its strength to support loads and resist forces.
Ensuring Structural Integrity
In non-building space, structural engineers build complex structures – from space stations to nano-structures, ensuring their structural integrity.
Talents and Tasks
The complexity of modern structures often requires a great deal of creativity from structural engineers. They:
analyze and design different types of structures
create 3D models for structured elements
create detailing and fabrication shop drawings
carry out multi-material modeling
manage Bill of Materials
Outlook: Things are looking up!
The demand for structural engineering in building and non-building sectors is increasing.
Urbanization and the high rise boom:
Cities occupy only two percent of the earth yet are home to 53 percent of the world's population. The figure is expected to increase to 75 percent by 2050. Mid-rise and high rise buildings are going are going to house most of them.
Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
There are as many as 48,000 dams over 15m high worldwide. Another 1,600 large dams are under construction worldwide in an industry whose annual turnover is estimated at $50 billion or more.
Source: world commission on dams
It is not just about learning structural design but also advances in building codes and standards, design aids and CAD tools, project delivery methods, and construction materials. If there is one global network that can offer you training in all these engineering and "other disciplines", It is CADD Centre. We provide training in leading structural engineering tools.