Micros Go Afield

by Rita Robison, Assoc. Ed.; Civil Engineering—ASCE, New York, N.Y. 10017,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1985, Vol. 55, Issue 2, Pg. 32-35

Document Type: Feature article


Taking microcomputers into the field is boosting productivity at construction sites and other field offices. Four examples presented in this article include an owner calculating payments to contractors; a contractor recording labor and equipment costs; a state program to provide microcomputer systems to local traffic engineers; and inspection reports produced automatically from inspectors' verbal notes on cassettes.

Subject Headings: Computers | Construction sites | Contractors and subcontractors | Productivity | Owners | Payment | Labor | Construction equipment

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