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- From: "Hunt, Tom" <tom.hunt(--nospam--at)fluordaniel.com>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 07:15:00 -0800
Michael, You will probably find few if any engineers using Mathematica. Perhaps some researchers or scientists. I took a Numerical Analysis class at Long Beach State two years ago and we used Mathematica. I even bought the manual. You will find that 90 percent or better of engineering calculations are strictly algebra. What engineers need is a program that replicates the way engineers do hand calcs. That is, a free format for input and an output that shows the "live" formulas so they can be checked by others. Best bet for this type of software is MathCad. Thomas Hunt ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: [SEAOC] Software question Author: seaoc::(SEAOCAB) at ~FABRIK Date: 6/18/96 12:15 AM From: seaoc(--nospam--at)power.net Date: Tue, Jun 18, 1996 0:15 AM Subject: [SEAOC] Software question To: seaoc As part of Wolfram Research's continuing efforts to enhance the utility of Mathematica in engineering practice and education, I have been given the task of understanding as much as possible about technical software usage in the engineering community. As a result, I'd very much like to know whether you currently use Mathematica, and if not, what kind of software, if any, you use for calculation, analysis, modeling or visualization. I would also be very grateful for any suggestions you might have about Mathematica and its role in the engineering community. Thank you very much for your help. -- Michael Jones (mmjones(--nospam--at)wolfram.com) P.S. If you haven't seen the latest information on Mathematica, you might want to check out http://www.wolfram.com/engineering/frkc. ... ******* ***** * This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers Association of * California (SEAOC) email server. To subscribe (no fee) to the list, send * email to seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org and in the subject of the message type * subscribe. To Unsubscribe, send email to seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org and in * the subject of the message type Unsubscribe. For questions, send email * to seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org. Make sure you visit our web site at: * http://www.seaoc.org/seaoc ******** * ---------- Received: from touchstone.power.net by portia.fabrik.com with SMTP (Fabrik F05.4-000) id SINN.1944356(--nospam--at)portia.fabrik.com ; Tue, 18 Jun 1996 11:37:56 -0800 Received: by power.net (Smail126.96.36.199 #3) id m0uW4Pv-000xG9a; Tue, 18 Jun 96 10:18 PDT Return-Path: <mmjones(--nospam--at)wolfram.com> Received: from dragonfly.wolfram.com by power.net with smtp (Smail188.8.131.52 #2) id m0uW4Pp-000xEra; Tue, 18 Jun 96 10:18 PDT Received: (from root@localhost) by dragonfly.wolfram.com (8.7.5/8.7.3) id DAA167 53; Tue, 18 Jun 1996 03:15:28 -0500 (CDT) Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 03:15:28 -0500 (CDT) Message-Id: <199606180815.DAA16753(--nospam--at)dragonfly.wolfram.com> From: mmjones(--nospam--at)wolfram.com (Michael Jones) To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: Bulk Precedence: list X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)power.net Subject: [SEAOC] Software question Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)power.net ---------- ...
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