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Structural engineers are responsible for identifying the best structural system for the structure at hand, no matter whether this is a simple retaining wall or a several hundred-metre-tall skyscraper. To become a structural engineer, one usually studies civil engineering, which, in addition to structural engineering, also covers transportation engineering, water resources engineering, materials science, municipal or urban engineering, etc.

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Heidenreich, S. (2022). Structural Design. In: Englisch für Architekten und Bauingenieure – English for Architects and Civil Engineers. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-36030-6_6

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