Engineering is the art of modelling materials we do not wholly understand, into shapes we cannot precisely analyse so as to withstand forces we cannot properly assess, in such a way that the public has no reason to suspect the extent of our ignorance.            

- Dr AR Dykes -


When engineers and quantity surveyors discuss aesthetics and architects study what cranes do we are on the right road.
– Ove Arup

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Scott is a licensed professional engineer in both civil engineering and naval architecture with over twenty years of design and analysis experience.  Scott grew up on the southern Oregon coast with a family involved in construction, charter fishing, and education.  He is an Oregon State University graduate with a doctorate in engineering.  Scott also provides expert witness services as a forensic engineer and often testifies in court regarding construction issues, structural failures, and building code topics.

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Scott M. Kent, PE, PhD

Residential Engineering was founded in 2004 serving communities along the Oregon coast.  We specialize on the engineering requirements for residential construction from the foundation to the roof sheathing.  Our clients include home owners, builders, real estate agents, and designers.  Got a small project?  Need a structural evaluation prior to buying or selling a home?  No problem.  Give us a call or send an email.


We use variety of advanced technology to aid with analysis, design, communication, and presentation including...


   - AutoCAD

   - Enercalc

   - ASDIP Concrete

   - iWitness PRO

   - Office 365

 

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