The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 94 (2016) > Issue 3 > Insight not numbers – a brief history of computing in structural engineering
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Insight not numbers – a brief history of computing in structural engineering

A glance at this special issue’s contents will reveal how much computer technology underpins much of today’s practice. What is perhaps surprising is that today’s status has been reached from a zero start over the working life of engineers now retiring – and almost explosively over perhaps half a working life, from the mid-1990s. The challenges of coping with today’s technology, let alone what is going to happen in the next decade, are formidable.

Author(s): A. Mann