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The IT Revolution. Computer Aided Engineering - the Implications for Education and Training

Computers are becoming an integral part of most facets of the construction industry from conceptual design to maintenance planning. Their influence on structural design has been particularly dramatic, where software is available to assist analysis and design, and drawings are routinely produced on computer aided draughting (CAD) systems. Peter Gardner

Author(s): Gardner, P

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