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Structurae is an online database containing pictures and information about structural and civil engineering works, and their associated engineers, architects, and builders. Its entries are contributed by volunteers and saved in a MySQL database.

Database organized collection of data

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Structural engineering sub-discipline of civil engineering dealing with the creation of man made structures

Structural engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering in which structural engineers are trained to design the 'bones and muscles' that create the form and shape of man made structures. Structural engineers need to understand and calculate the stability, strength and rigidity of built structures for buildings and nonbuilding structures. The structural designs are integrated with those of other designers such as architects and building services engineer and often supervise the construction of projects by contractors on site. They can also be involved in the design of machinery, medical equipment, and vehicles where structural integrity affects functioning and safety. See glossary of structural engineering.

Civil engineering engineering discipline specializing in design, construction and maintenance of the built environment

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways.

Structurae was founded in 1998 by Nicolas Janberg, who had studied civil engineering at Princeton University. [1] In March 2012, Structurae was acquired by Ernst & Sohn  [ de ], a subsidiary of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2] with Janberg joining the company as Structurae's editor-in-chief. [3] At that time, the web site received more than one million pageviews per month, and was available in English, French and German. [1] In 2015, Janberg bought the site back to operate it as a freelancer again. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Wiley Acquired Structurae, a leading online structural and civil engineering database". www.wiley.com. 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2017-11-06.
  2. "Wiley übernimmt Online-Datenbank "Structurae" und integriert sie bei Ernst & Sohn" [Wiley takes over the online database "Structurae" and integrates it with Ernst & Sohn]. BuchMarkt [Book Market] (in German). 26 Mar 2012. Retrieved 27 Aug 2013.
  3. 1 2 "Nicolas Janberg (1973)". Structurae. Retrieved 2017-11-06.