Impact of the Computer on the Young Engineer

by Elmer K. Timby,

Serial Information: Journal of the Professional Activities, 1963, Vol. 89, Issue 1, Pg. 31-36

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The advantages of computers have caused shifts in the emphasis that employers place on a graduate's skills. Examination of computer practices in one large engineering firm indicate the reasons for and purposes of the use of a computer. Changing professional requirements are implied. Longer undergraduate work may now be used to study fields previously neglected.

Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Undergraduate study | Engineering firms | Professional practice | Field tests |

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