ENGINEERS' GUIDE TO ICES COGO I

INTEGRATED CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS (ICES) COORDINATE GEOMETRY (COGO) IS AN INFORMATION PROCESSOR FOR THE COMPUTER SOLUTION OF GEOMETRIC PROBLEMS WHICH OCCUR IN A NUMBER OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AREAS. THE PROCESSOR IS MADE UP OF A LANGUAGE, A SET OF PROCESSING ROUTINES, AND A SET OF INFORMATION FILES. WHILE THE COGO LANGUAGE IS DESIGNED FOR THE NATURAL EXPRESSION OF ENGINEERING TYPE GEOMETRIC PROBLEMS, THE SYSTEM MAY BE APPLIED TO A VARIETY OF GEOMETRIC PROBLEMS IN ANY AREA WHICH INVOLVES POINTS, LINES, CURVES, AND POLYGONS IN TWO OR THREE DIMENSIONAL SPACE. ICES COGO I OPERATES ON GEOMETRIC OBJECTS AND VARIABLES WHICH CAN BE IDENTIFIED, STORED, RETRIEVED, COMPUTERED, PRINTED AND MANIPULATED BY MEANS OF COMPUTER COMMANDS ISSUED BY THE ENGINEER USER. THE PURPOSE OF THE DOCUMENT IS TO DESCRIBE THE EXTERNAL SPECIFICATIONS OF THE PROCESSOR AS A GUIDE TO THE ENGINEER USER. PART I DESCRIBES THE GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE PROCESSOR, AND PART 2 DESCRIBES THE DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL COMMANDS. /BRR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr, R-15
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Civil Engineering, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02139

    Massachusetts Department of Public Works

    100 Nashua Street
    Boston, MA  USA  02114

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1967-8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200065
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1994 12:00AM