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PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS FOR MACRO AND MINI COMPUTERS
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping, M.C. Forde, H.W. Whittington
Microcomputers and Structural Engineering
Richmond Computer Services Limited, Richmond
M.J. Fothergill, "Microcomputers and Structural Engineering", in B.H.V. Topping, M.C. Forde, H.W. Whittington, (Editors), "Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Software and Applications for Macro and Mini Computers", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 23-28, 1983.
A good strategy for using small computers in a Design Office is to make them accessible to the Design Engineers, to write your own programs, a series of small single function programs. The techniques of structural analysis have not advanced in 20 years. As hardware has grown cheaper and more powerful, administration has taken the advantage.
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