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COMPUTER PRODUCTS: Update on new digital tools for engineers

CADThe third release of Autodesk Building Mechanical and Autodesk Building Electrical is available. The new, combined product integrates all three disciplines into one application. It has enhanced eng...

January 1, 2003  Canadian Consulting Engineer

CAD

The third release of Autodesk Building Mechanical and Autodesk Building Electrical is available. The new, combined product integrates all three disciplines into one application. It has enhanced engineering-specific features and expanded libraries and content. Tel. 800-964-6432, www.autodesk.com

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

ECL Software has announced a new version of Simply Construction Professional Edition (SCPE) v. 5.1. The program is a fully integrated construction management database. Provides contacts, estimating, scheduling, management, accounting, etc. Tel. 714-655-5972, http:/eclsoftware.com

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FLOOR PLANS

The Toronto Construction Association in conjunction with Construct Canada 2002 named the PlanIt Measuring Board to win the Innovative Product/Technology Award. The board is an engineered integration of a laser measuring tool, CAD program, and Tablet P.C. that delivers real time digital floorplans. It was developed by the PlanIt Measuring Company of Mississauga, Ontario with support from the National Research Council of Canada. Tel. 905-271-7010, www.theplanit.com

GIS

Products by Rockware Earth Science and GIS Software include RockWorks Geological Utilities, with point maps, contour maps and 3D surfaces, land grid maps, gridding tools, modelling, volumetrics and hydrology/hydrochemistry. Tel. 303-278-3534, www.rockware.com

Bentley Systems released the V8 Generation version of MicroStation GeoGraphics this summer. The GeoGraphics geospatial line includes MicroStation Descartes for image mapping and raster to vector conversion, GeoOutlook for decision support, and Bentley Publisher for internet map publishing, and solutions for network design, water and wastewater management, spatial asset management, etc. Tel. 800-236-8539, www.bentley.com

Autodesk has a CD and webcast video available of its GIS Exposition 2002. The video features presentations, a workflow demonstration, and comments from Larry Diamond, vice president of the Autodesk GIS Solutions Division. www.autodesk.com/viewnow

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