The engineer of the future is a centaur

Author: Peter Debney

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2 January 2020

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The engineer of the future is a centaur

The Structural Engineer
The engineer of the future is a centaur
Date published

2 January 2020

Author

Peter Debney

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Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Author

Peter Debney

Digital technology has transformed structural engineering over the past 50 years: calculators have replaced slide rules, finite-element analysis can be run for any structure, apps size beams and rebar, computer-aided design has removed drawing boards and been supplanted by building information modelling.

These tools have all been automating designs and workflows. Now artificial intelligence, which includes machine learning, promises to do the same for engineering design and practice, especially for situations that are too complex for the current generation of programs.

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7
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Research & Innovation Digital Issue 1

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