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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 1
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

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Preliminaries
1THE USE OF MICROCOMPUTERS IN THE DESIGN OFFICE  
1.1 Recent and Future Developments in the Role of Microcomputers in the Design Office
D. Taffs
1
1.2 Cost Benefit of Micro-Computers for the Consulting Engineer
L.A. Aguilar
5
1.3 The Use of the Microcomputer in the Consulting Engineers Office: A users and a software developers viewpoint
A.G. Antrobus
15
1.4 Microcomputers and Structural Engineering
M.J. Fothergill
23
2COMPUTER DRAFTING AND GRAPHICS  
2.1 A Low Cost Drafting System for the Civil Engineer
T.O. Maxwell
29
3OFFSHORE ENGINEERING  
3.1 Reliability Assessment of Offshore Platforms
B.L. Eshpuniyani and S.C. Ram
36
3.2 Analysis of Fire Risk in Offshore Structures
N.R. Copsey, P. Tong and L.P. Fokkow
43
4EDUCATION  
4.1 The Application of Computer-Aided Learning in an Overall Self-Learning System
D. Brohn
53
5GEOTECHNICAL, GROUNDWATER AND HYDROLOGICAL APPLICATIONS  
5.1 The Analysis of Some Consolidation Problems on a Microcomputer
H.R. Thomas
61
5.2 Interactive Microcomputer Aided Design of Earth Dams
B.H.V. Topping, M.C. Forde and C.H. Lee
70
5.3 Further Development of a Geotechnics Package for Micro-computers
L.A. Wood
82
5.4 The Multiple Cell Method for the Simulation of Ground Water Flow
I.M. Goodwill
89
5.5 Experience in the Use of Microcomputers for Rainfall Estimation and Drainage Design
R.M. Ashley and C. Jefferies
98
6STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN  
6.1 The Elasto-Plastic Design of Steel Portal Frames Using a Micro-computer
I.W. Burgess and R.J. Plank
110
6.2 The Use of Optimization Algorithms for Practical Microcomputer Aided Design
D.J. Robinson and B.H.V. Topping
119
6.3 Interactive Design of Medium Rise Framed Structures
K.A. Andam
129
6.4 Microcomputer Aided Design of Masonry Structures
S.R. Davies and M. Barrie
139
6.5 Use of a Micro-Computer for Investigations into Design Methods for Reinforced Concrete Portal Frames
K.G. Smith
146
6.6 Applications of Microcomputers to Job-Site Problems in Construction Safety
G.T. Halvorsen and T.J. Parsons
156
6.7 An Interactive Program to Design Plywood Web Box Beams or I Beams
F.R. Montgomery and R.K.H. Tam
166
7CIVIL ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND COST CONTROL  
7.1 Present and Future Uses of Microcomputers in Construction Management
P.K. Barton
177
7.2 Is Camp for You?
J.C. McIlwrath, J. Crawley and M.I. Reid
187
7.3 Structuring Project Information to Improve Cost Control on Civil Engineering Projects Using Micro Computers
T. Pitt and T. Humphrey
198
7.4 Microcomputers on the Construction Site
P.K. Barton
204
7.5 Project Financial-Economic Feasibility Analysis: Main-Frame vs. Micro Programming and Use
L.H. Klotz
210
7.6 A Heuristic Method for Time Cost Trade Off in Precedence Networks
M.M. Cusack and D. Richardson
220
8BILLS OF QUANTITIES, MEASUREMENT AND SURVEYING  
8.1 An Integrated Survey and Design Program
J.C. McIlwrath and P.A. Murray
230
8.2 The Application of Micro-Computers to Cross-Country Pipeline Work (1)
D.J. Gedge
238
8.3 The Application of Micro-Computers to Cross-Country Pipeline Work (2)
R.J. Flew
252
8.5 Computer Aided Taking Off
R. Wilding
267
8.6 Cab Sir?
J.J. Gibson, J.C. McIlwrath and M.I. Reid
274
9REAL TIME APPLICATIONS - DATA ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING  
9.1 No Man is an iland, Intire of it selfe...
R.H.B. Winder
283
9.2 Microcomputer-Based Technique for Non-Destructive Testing of Rock Anchors
H.W. Whittington and M.C. Forde
288
9.3 A Modern Data Collection System and its Interfacing Requirements
R.H. Scott, P.A.T. Gill and M. Munro
297
9.4 The Growth of MOSS
S. Heatherington
255
9.4 A Contactless Rutmeter for Road Maintenance Purposes
H.J.H. Baillie, J. Mallon, D. McGlade and L.M. McCullough
308
9.5 Data Collection and Analysis in Building Engineering
R.T. Lewis
317
9.6 Computer Controlled Experiments Aboard a Large Centrifuge
W.H. Craig
330
9.7 The Use of Microcircuits in a Computer Controlled System for the Measurement of the Electrical Resistivity of Concrete
J.G. Wilson, H.W. Whittington and M.C. Forde
336
9.8 LEAP5 - A Structural Analysis Program Designed for Development
D.J. Leal and C.H. Starr
351

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