Some Thoughts on Design, Development and Maintenance of Engineering Software

  • Kolbein Bell
Conference paper


The quality, or rather lack of quality of software in general and engineering software in particular, is a problem attracting more and more attention.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kolbein Bell
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  1. 1.Division of Structural Mechanics, Department of Civil EngineeringThe Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH)Norway

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