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Powerful Analysis Software Needs Skilled Users

Although technology has advanced, there is increasing evidence that analysis programs are being used without an understanding of the actual behaviour of real structures and with an unrealistic confidence in the results. So said the Steel Construction Institute in 1995. Richard Dobson

Author(s): Dobson, R

Keywords: software;cad;design;information technology;analysis;finite element analysis