Structural Engineering

Structural design incorporates all elements of the building form. It encourages creativity and requires integration of aesthetic design, functionality, constructability and commerciality. Providing structures that resist imposed loads and perform appropriately for their intended use is fundamental. The challenge of structural engineering is to provide the right solution to projects in an economical way without compromise.

Pritchard Francis implements innovative structural engineering solutions incorporating economical design and sustainable principles.

Our team regularly provides structural engineering consultancy services within the following sectors:

Process Infrastructure

As the resource sector continues to be a major contributor of Western Australia’s national and international identity, Pritchard Francis has adapted to suit the niche requirements of this industry in Western Australia.

Engineering of process infrastructure requires a unique approach in the design and delivery of projects. These structures are generally highly serviced and require a high level of coordination between process engineers and the structural design team. Issues relating to dynamic loading, fatigue, serviceability, maintenance and robustness often impact heavily on design.

Brownfield and greenfield projects both in Australia and overseas have been undertaken by Pritchard Francis in the iron ore, chemical and petroleum industry.

Additionally, in 2017 Pritchard Francis diversified its market sector services offering with the acquisition of Scope Australia. Scope is a multi-disciplinary engineering group servicing the mining and resources sector. Their work includes process plant engineering and project services (comprising multifaceted engineering studies - scoping, prefeasibility and definitive feasibility).

For more information on expanded service offerings via Scope, please visit their website for an overview of project experience: 

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