Structural engineers perform a critical function in society. While inspections and responding to changing conditions and structural needs remain a regular, ongoing focus, without targeted structural designs based on precise calculations, an incredibly high level of expertise and knowledge that can be difficult to obtain outside of experience in the field, the structures that our society needs to grow into the future could be impossible to come by.
Our country was revolutionized from the great depression onward. New cities sprung up. Construction tools and methods changed and the way we lived developed at an unprecedented pace. In fact, many of the processes put in place during the 40s and 50s are still in use today - along with the infrastructure built and placed during that time.
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