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Graphics based preliminary structural design

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posted on 01.01.1986, 00:00 authored by Mary Lou. Maher, Weiguang Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.
Abstract: "The development of graphic based preliminary design programs is appealing because preliminary design involves the consideration of alternatives as concepts or sketches. The use of such a program would allow engineering students and new graduates to gain experience directly, through their own trial and error. This paper describes a graph based preliminary design program that was developed to facilitate teaching architect and engineering students about structural design."


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