Some Proposals for Reducing Structural Failuresby Peter Kocsis, (M.ASCE), Struct. Engr.; Bridge Div., City of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.,
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1982, Vol. 52, Issue 6, Pg. 70-71
Document Type: Feature article
Illinois is one of the few states requiring a Structural Engineer's License: a P.E. alone is not enough to practice structural engineering there. Unfortunately, even in Illinois, the actual design is often done by an unlicensed person. A Structural Engineer's license should be required for every person who does structural design and he should be reguired to affix his seal to all design calculations and drawings. In addition, it should be required that all structural computations be checked by another registered structural engineer.
Subject Headings: Structural failures | Failure analysis | Structural design | Licensure and certification | Computing in civil engineering | North America | Illinois | United States
Services: Buy this book/Buy this article
Return to search