The Local Area Network in an Engineering Office

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by Robert C. Stackowiak, US Corps of Engineers, St. Paul, MN, USA,
Deborah A. Foley, US Corps of Engineers, St. Paul, MN, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering

Abstract: During the past several years, the St. Paul District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, has purchased a variety of computer equipment. In late 1985, the District solved the problem of communication between dissimilar computer equipment with the purchase of a local area network. This paper describes the concept of a local area network, its installation and acceptance in the District, and its use for engineering applications.

Subject Headings: Computer networks | Information systems | Federal government | Communication systems | Electronic equipment | Security |

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