Microcomputers in Landscape Architecture

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Elsevier, 1983 - Architecture - 271 pages
Potential applications. Introduction to the basic language. Elements of advanced basic. Digital terrain models. Slope, solar potential, and runoff. Line plotting. Perspectives. Sun and shadow calculations. Eathwork calculations. Plant selection. Regional analysis and landscape assessment. Project management: the critical path method. The ASCII character set. Plotting programs. The mathematics of perspectives.

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Contents

Preface
11
4
11
POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS
18
Information Management
26
Regional Analysis
32
Assignment and Simple Input and Output
38
POLY
44
DIGITAL TERRAIN MODELS
64
RUNOFF
120
SECTION
126
PERSPECTIVES
133
PERSP
140
Hidden Lines and Clipping
149
SHADOW
165
EARTHWORK CALCULATIONS
175
REGIONAL ANALYSIS
206

Computer Mapping with Characters or Symbols
72
i
76
Interpreters Compilers and Program Speed
87
21
88
SLOPE SOLAR POTENTIAL AND RUNOFF
95
22
101
EQUIVLAT
104
Bibliography and Selected References
227
PLOTTING PROGRAMS
233
133
234
THE MATHEMATICS OF PERSPECTIVES
244
Glossary
259
151
269
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