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Knowledge Base for Structural Design

  • Mukti L. Das
  • Sitaram V. Josyula
Conference paper

Abstract

The process of structural engineering design involves three distinct steps:
  1. 1)

    Preliminary or conceptual design

     
  2. 2)

    Analysis

     
  3. 3)

    Detailed design

     

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mukti L. Das
    • 1
  • Sitaram V. Josyula
    • 2
  1. 1.Associate Professor, Civil Engineering DepartmentUniversity of LowellLowellUSA
  2. 2.Consultant, Intelligent SystemsDRAVO CorporationPittsburghUSA

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