Question of the Day!



A licensed (registered) professional structural engineer, working for an engineering company, approves the plans for an overhead walkway, made of steel, in the atrium of a hotel.  During construction, the installers working for a construction firm do not correctly follow the installation plans, and the walkway collapses due to an incorrect installation.  Who is the primary party held liable for the accident?

I) Steel Company who fabricated the steel beams

II) Construction Company

III) Engineering Design Company

IV) County Building Inspectors

I only

II only

III only

IV only


This question of the day was provided by the courtesy of  Professor Glen Besterfield of the University of South Florida from the book FE Practice Exam With Complete Solutions