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>>
>>What's a calculator? My grandfather has told me stories about these
>>devices, but I have not seen one in person.
>>
>>I don't think a calculator would qualify you, so I believe you will have to
>>come up with some other qualifications.
>>
>>Be creative.
>>
>>Bill Allen (tongue firmly planted in cheek)
>>
>>> << Can we go as low as an EIT certificate?   >>
>>> 
>>> I own a calculator, am I qualified?  ;-)
>
>Does anyone else remember "Sliderules" ?
>
>They were "State of the Art" when I took my EIT Exam.
>
>The Chief Examiner bent enough to allow the use of Calculators in addition
to Sliderules the 
>year I took the Exam.
>
>Of course Space Flight was still considered Science Fiction at the time. 
>
>Dam things have changed over the last three decades.
>
>I now use a 166 MHz Laptop computer with Modem, C.D. etc.
>
>Robert W. Stevens, Jr., S.E., P.E., R.L.S.  
>Consulting Engineer                       ;-0
>
I remember using a circular (large) sliderule all the way through school,
then my EIT, then my Civil and for both days of the Structural.    I also
couldn't wait for a four function hand calculator by then.

Neil Moore
S.E.