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Title: The Captive Engineer
Author(s): Hedley E. H. Roy
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 383-397
Keywords: architecture; buildings; engineering; structural
design; structural engineering.
Abstract:The paper discusses the need for interaction between the engineer and his fellow professionals. In particular, refeences made to the role of the structural engineer in the design of buildings, and the liaison which should take place with architects and other members of the design team. The team approach to design is discussed, and some suggestions are made with respect to the disciplines which may be represented on a project team. Examples are given of projects in which the engineer has been instrumental in determining the final results.
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