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The Structural Engineer’s Professional Training Manual

The Structural Engineer's Professional Training Manual

By Dave Adams

This book offers a solid foundation in the real-world business and problem-solving skills needed in the engineering workplace.

Price: $85.00
ISBN: 9780071481076
Product Code: 0071481079
Year: 2007
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 405
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


This book offers a solid foundation in the real-world business and problem-solving skills needed in the engineering workplace. Filled with illustrations and practical "punch-list" summaries, this career-building guide provides an introduction to the practice and business of structural and civil engineering, including lots of detailed advice on developing competence and communicating ideas.

Comprehensive and easy-to-understand, The Structural Engineer's Professional Training Manual features:

  • Recommendations for successfully training engineers who are new to the field
  • Methods for bringing together ideas from a variety of sources to find workable solutions to difficult problems
  • Information on the real-world behaviors of building materials
  • Guidance on licensing, liability, regulations, and employment
  • Techniques for responsibly estimating design time and cost
  • Tips on communicating design ideas effectively
  • Strategies for working successfully as part of a team

Inside This Skills-Building Engineering Resource:

  • The Dynamics of Training
  • The World of Professional Engineering
  • The Business of Structural Engineering
  • Building Projects
  • Bridge Projects
  • Building Your Own Competence
  • Communicating Your Designs
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Understanding the Behavior of Concrete
  • Understanding the Behavior of Masonry Construction
  • Understanding the Behavior of Structural Steel
  • Understanding the Behavior of Wood Framing

The Structural Engineers Professional Training manual offers you just about everything you need to understand the diciplines of engineering!