Computing in Civil Engineering

by W. Tracy Lenocker, (M.ASCE), The Technical Group, Inc., 1592 N. Batavia St., Orange, CA 92667,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-569-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-569-9 (ISBN-10), 1986, Soft Cover, Pg. 1010

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Conference information: Fourth Conference | Boston, Massachusetts, United States | October 27-31, 1986

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This book contains papers submitted for presentation at the Fourth Annual Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering. General topics include computer graphs, computer aided design, computer languages, knowledge based expert systems, legal aspects, managing computer resources, networking, and selecting a computer system. Computer applications in specific disciplines are also covered. These include computer use in hydraulics and hydrology, stormwater and water quality modeling, computerized design and analysis of geotechnical projects and computerized geotechnical data acquisition. Many different examples of computerized structural design and analysis are presented. The use of computers in construction, surveying and mapping, and traffic and transportation engineering is also reviewed. Several papers address computers in civil engineering education. Both mainframe computers and microcomputers are covered.

Subject Headings: Computing in civil engineering | Computer aided design | Computer networks | Computer languages | Computer models | Computer analysis | Water quality


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