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Lenza asked Gillian Montgomery, Buehler Engineering, Inc

AddedThursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:12 AM

I have bachelor's degree in Civil engineering and i want to study masters but confused about which subject to specialize in, is Structural engineering specialty hard to study?
I haven't worked in engineering field yet, and i don't know whether i can do structural engineering or not because i wasn't smart at college i was ok, i'm good at math, drawing and Auto Cad.
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  • Gillian Montgomery , Buehler Engineering, Inc
    Answered Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 9:17 AM
    Hard is relative.  I found a passion in it, so it made the studying easier.  Maybe think about what part of math, drawings and AutoCad you like the best. Do you like understanding the deep theories  or crunching the numbers and using computers to help produce a lot of results?  If you like understanding the deep theories that  might be a better fit; nowadays we utilize computer programs to help expedite our designs.  What do you like to draw? Is it part of the built environment (buildings and bridges)  or more organic things.  Obviously buildings and bridges would be a great fit.  Autocad is a great tool, and nowadays we are using 3D modeling  tools, this allows us to create a virtual world of building components and can really see what we are designing.