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In article <346233AE.148A3C18(--nospam--at)>, "Nigel Mends, PE" <nmends(--nospam--at)> wrote:
>...Autocad has primarily held the architecture market, with Microstation,
>Intergraph's descendent, ruling much of the non-architectural engineering world.

I just got back from a recruiting trip to the University of Texas at 
Austin.  I interviewed quite a few Architectural Engineering 
about-to-be-graduates, and was surprised to learn that, in UT's ArE program
(which is, for ALL intents and purposes, a Structural Engineering program 
with a few fluffy courses thrown in for good measure) the students are 
required to take a CAD course in Microstation!

Great for US, because that is the platform we use (being a general Civil