The Good, The Bad and the Ugly : A Structural Engineer on Design Solutions

TitleThe Good, The Bad and the Ugly : A Structural Engineer on Design Solutions
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsGuralnick, S
Series TitlePerspectives on the Professions
Volume10
Issue2
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Place PublishedChicago, IL
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCivil , CIVIL engineering , professional , professional responsibility , STRUCTURAL engineering
AbstractThe author discusses the responsibilities of structural engineers to identify technologically feasible options that maximize safety and durability and minimizes cost when designing load-resisting constructs to enclose or bridge space. The author discusses the history of dome building to illustrate these concepts.
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/perspective/v10n2%20perspective.pdf
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