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The contributions that thousands of outstanding American structural engineers have made in this country have defined the modern profession of engineering. These extraordinary engineers, however, mostly remain unknown.
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Our sixth annual compensation survey of practicing structural engineers examines the value of many employee offerings, including annual salary, bonus, raise, time off, and others.
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100 percent of the firms that participated in the 2005 contest believe they both "compensate staff fairly and equitably for the work they do" and "distribute a fair share of profits to staff."
Our annual compensation survey generates excitement. We look forward to analyzing the data and providing the results.
Common practice by designers and engineers has traditionally been to assume flexible behavior of wood diaphragms and distribute lateral loads according to tributary area to wall lines and to shear walls in proportion to length.
For years, school districts have benefited from the efficiency, design freedom, and economy of integrating structural, glued laminated (glulam) wood beams and trusses into the design of their structures.
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