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Mike:
What I ask my students to do is to solve a structure by hand and then
check it by computer solution. Roger's suggestion is eminently appropriate
to do it yourself........you will learn a lot.
Virendra K. Varma, Ph.D., P.E.



On Sat, 5 Dec 1998, Roger Turk wrote:

> Mike,
> 
> Inasmuch as you are a student, I would assume that the assignment if for 
> *you* to do, not for someone else to do for you!
> 
> You will learn much more doing the design by hand than you will if you let 
> someone else do the work thru *their* computer program.
> 
> A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
> Tucson, Arizona
> 
> . > Everyone,
> . > 
> . > I am a student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and I am working on a
> . > radial through girder design with train loads and was wondering if anyone
> . > knows of a helpfull computer program or has worked on this type of design?
> . > Any helpful information would be helpful for my project. On another note
> . > if anyone has any entry level positions for structural engineers, please
> . > send me a message. I am interested. 
> . > 
> . > Thanks 
> . > Mike Tyburski
> . > 
> 
> 
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