In this episode, we talk with Jarrad Morris, P.E., RA, NCARB, a structural engineer with experience in architecture and construction, about his expertise in quality control and building dynamics. He highlights the importance of understanding the evolution of quality control in structural engineering and shares best practices for ensuring a high-quality product. Jarrad also explains the concept of stack effect in building design and offers insights into mitigating building movement, noise, and vibration.
***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.***
Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Jarrad:
- How has quality control evolved in structural engineering, and what are the current best practices in the field?
- How important is quality control in structural engineering, and could you explain the significance of the stack effect in building design?
- How do you handle and come up with innovative solutions for the challenges in your role?
- How does building movement play a critical role in structures?
- Are there additional factors contributing to building movement, and in addressing this, do you typically use slosh dampers, mass dampers, or employ alternative methods?
- How do you handle noise and vibration issues in buildings?
- What emerging technologies in structural engineering are you excited about, especially in quality control and building dynamics?
- Do you have advice for aspiring structural engineers, architects, or those interested in construction who are aiming for success and impact in their careers in this field?