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CENG 15: Computer Applications in Civil Engineering (Doyle): Background


Background sources will help you:

  • Understand the context of your topic
  • Explore the problem your solution will address
  • Help you prepare your introduction

Look for background information in:

  • Encyclopedia entries
  • Historical bacground/facts
  • Statistics
  • News anecdotes

Sources for Engineering Background Information

Sources for General Background Information

Try the following sources to find background information.