Computer Bound

by John W. Pulver, (M.ASCE), Principal; Gill & Pulver Engineers, Inc., Sacramento, Calif.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1984, Vol. 54, Issue 6, Pg. 68-69

Document Type: Feature article


The increasing use of computers in engineering design carries the danger that the software will be used incorrectly or only partially correctly. Engineers under pressure to reduce costs and decrease design time may jeopardize the production of a reliable result. Experience and sound engineering judgment remain vital.

Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Computer software

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