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A computer science perspective of bridge design


What kinds of lessons does a classical engineering discipline like bridge design have for an emerging engineering discipline like computer systems design? Case-study editors Alfred Spector and David Gifford consider the insight and experience of bridge designer Gerard Fox to find out how strong the parallels are.

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