About this Article.
What are his credentials?
So What do they do?
Any typical building around Mumbai is designed to take a moderate earthquake of about 6.5 Richter scale without damage. And a hurricane consistent speed of 160kmph without breaking a sweat. This if it is properly designed.
How much is the compliance?
The Economics of Time & Money
How can one answer the question of - how much is the structural engineer's work really worth?
|Initial Briefing and information gathering||2|
|Finish structural calculations(modelling etc)||3|
|Decide on Foundations after coordinating with site||1|
|Design Foundations and release drawing||3|
|Release column schedule till top||3|
|Time to release each distinct slab||3|
|Site queries, site visits||5|
|Rework due to any changes to plan||3|
|Design Rate per sq feet||Revenue Yearly||Comment|
|50 paise||72000 INR||Not viable at all. Engineer would curse the person who made him go in this field, citing "civil mein bahut scope hain!"|
|2 Re||288000 INR||Still not viable even for 1 person.|
|5 Re||720000 INR||Barely viable. With a 40:60 split, engineer gets 4.32lpa. Could get more as a bank clerk possibly with much better perks.|
|7.5 Re||1080000 INR||Viable for a home-based business without office overheads.|
|10 Re||144000 INR||Just Viable for a office in suburban area with running cost of 5lpa.|
|15 Re||2160000 INR||Viable in a proper way.|