For the Novice Concrete Designer Only: A Series Introduction

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Title: For the Novice Concrete Designer Only: A Series Introduction

Author(s): Emily B. Lorenz and Amy Reineke Trygestad

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 27

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 60-61

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Date: 1/1/2005

Abstract:
In an ideal world, design firms could expect new graduates to be productive from day one. In reality, many new graduates have had exposure to only a few structural design courses. The new engineer, therefore, requires mentoring. Unfortunately, in the fast-paced world of design and construction, with the conflicting demands of tight fees and ever-evolving, complex code requirements, it’s difficult for seasoned engineers to find the time for mentoring. In a humble (and probably humbling) attempt to help, in future editions of Concrete International, we’ll be presenting the Structural Novice Series.