Computing in Civil Engineering (1994)
Edited by Khalil Khozeimeh
1994 / 2 vols. / 2275 pp.
Soft Cover - In Stock
$218.00 List / $163.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 40026 / ISBN: 9780784400265
Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, held in Washington, D.C., June 20-22, 1994. Sponsored by the Technical Council on Computer Practices of ASCE.
The papers in this collection cover general topics, such as computer graphs, computer-aided design, computer languages, knowledge-based expert systems, legal aspects, managing computer resources, networking, and selecting a computer system. Computer applications in specific disciplines are also covered, including the use of computers in hydraulics and hydrology, stormwater and water quality modeling, computerized design and analysis of geotechnical projects, and computerized geotechnical data acquisition. Many different examples of computerized structural design and analysis are presented. The use of computers in construction, surveying and mapping, and traffic and transportation engineering is also reviewed. Several papers address computers in civil engineering education. Both mainframe computers and microcomputers are covered.