Applications of the Spreadsheet Multiplan and Equation Solver TK!Solver in Civil Engineering Education

by Thomas K. Jewell, Union Coll, Dep of Civil, Engineering, Schenectady, NY, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age


General characteristics of the MULTIPLAN spreadsheet and the TK! SOLVER equation solver are discussed. Subjects covered include capabilities, rules and techniques for developing models, and model applications. Use of the packages as educational tools is highlighted. One application of each package in water resources analyses is developed in some detail.

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Spreadsheets | Water resources | Hydraulic models | Education | Computers

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