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Civil Engineering
Phone: (208) 885-6782
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-6608
Email: civilengr@uidaho.edu

Buchanan Engineering (BEL)
Room 102

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1022
Moscow, ID 83844-1022


Contact Denise Engebrecht
Phone: (208) 364-6123
Fax: (208) 364-3160
Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


Perrine Bridge Testing

Structural Engineering

Structural engineering involves the engineering and design of structural systems, such as:
  • Bridge Design—designing a variety of bridges from rural stream crossings to interstate grade separations and major river crossings.
  • Project Development—overseeing the initial stages of engineering projects such as the scope of work, site selection and economic feasibility.
  • Finite Element Analysis—determining the structural safety of the airframes of commercial jet planes.
  • Offshore Structures—designing new offshore structures and determining the adequacy of existing platforms.
  • Structural Systems—designing the structural systems of office buildings, schools and commercial buildings.
  • Resident Engineer—oversees the construction of bridges, roadways and a variety of other structures for a state transportation department.
For additional information regarding studies in structural engineering, contact Dr. Richard Nielsen.