Remarks on Computer-Use History in Water Resources

by Leo R. Beard, Univ of Texas at Austin, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation

Abstract:

Over the past 50 years, use of electronic computers has radically changed water resources engineering practice. It has enhanced capabilities, reduced costs and improved reliability. It has not eliminated the need for a competent professional to make engineering design and management decisions.



Subject Headings: Water resources | Water quality | Computing in civil engineering | Hydraulic engineering | Engineering history | Water supply | Engineering profession | Resource management

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