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- From: Jake Watson <jwatson(--nospam--at)inconnect.com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 17:48:06 -0600
"Aya-Welland, Ruben A." wrote: > > Actually, I would argue that you don't really disagree with my > statement. > Note that I said "Generally, no." That means for the most part they > cannot > do the same things we can. However, if you compare a architect JUST > out of > school with a civil engineer JUST out school, they will have > structural > skills that are rather similar. A lot of young engineers don't > fully grasp > concepts of load paths and cannot intuitively pick a member size. > Much of > what I know now I did not learn during my undergraduate education. > > Scott --- I disagree. > > A civil engineer fresh out of graduate school will have a decent > understanding of structural behavior and load distribution. They will have > taken courses in advanced steel, concrete design as well as structural > dynamics, etc.. (you get the picture). > > An architect fresh out of graduate school will have about the same or > probably less of an understanding of structures as a civil engineer fresh > out of undergraduate school. This would probably include courses in basic > steel, concrete, wood design. > > An architect fresh out of undergraduate school will probably have little to > no understanding of structures --- the most that the typical arch undergrad > student might see in school is a very basic statics and mechanics of > materials course --- if they're ambitious. > As I am fresh out of undergraduate school, I can vouch for this. I am already educating architects with more than 20 years experience what they can / can't do with a building. Like everything else though, there is an exception to every rule. So I repeat my initial question. Who has the largest impact on the SAFETY of a strucutre. Isn't that the primary design goal? Jake Watson, E.I.T. Salt Lake City, UT
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