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Computer equipment operated by Francis Smith Engineering, Inc. include the following:

 

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AMD Athlon  ‑ 2700 MHZ computers configured for engineering computations, Engineering Autocad workstations, and for general business applications, together with a workstation interface to quantity takeoff and digitizing instruments.

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Canon Image Runner 400 – High speed printer, copier, and fax.

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Epson Expression 1600 flat bed scanner

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Nikon Coolpix 990 – Digital Camera

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Hewlett Packard Design Jet 3500 CP - 54” wide carriage pictorial, graphics, and engineering plotter.

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Epson Stylus Photo 1270 – Photo quality printer

 

A comprehensive library of  “state of the art” computer software is utilized on the above computers according to the various system capabilities.  The following are some of the current commercially available software used on the above systems:

 

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AutoCad 2000 (cad design/drafting/graphics)

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AutoDesk Land Development Desktop - Engineering programs for Autocad:

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LDD Package

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Civil Package

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Survey Package

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Map Package

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Cad Overlay Package

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Trimble Geomatics Office – GPS processing, transfer and analysis

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Adobe Photo Shop 7.0

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3D Studio Viz

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3D Studio Max

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Civil Tools

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Communications software

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Microsoft Office 2002 Suite of programs:

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Microsoft Word

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Microsoft Excel

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Microsoft Access

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Microsoft Outlook

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Microsoft Photo Editor

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Microsoft Power Point

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Microsoft Windows XP

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RAS Vertical Sections (earthwork volume calculations program)

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RAS Contours (earthwork volume calculations program)

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Subdivider (coordinate geometry calculations program)

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SweetSource Architectural Products program

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AutoTurn – Vehicle Turning analysis

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TR20 SCS hydrology programs

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TR55 SCS hydrology programs

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Haestad Methods Software including:

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Flow Master – Hydrology Calculations

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Cybernet/WaterCAD – Water system modeling

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Visual HEC 1 – Hydrology modeling

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Culvert Master – Hydraulics package

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HEC-RAS – Open channel flow analysis

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HEC-HMS – Army Corps of Engineers Hydrology modeling

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Quick Response System 2 – Traffic modeling

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Highway Capacity Software (HCS3) – Traffic modeling

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Various Utility Programs

 

In addition to commercially available programs, numerous proprietary programs have been written for special purpose calculations used within the firm.

 

Field Equipment

 

The firm operates field survey equipment which includes:

 

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Trimble 4700 RTK GPS system

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Trimble TSC-1 data collector/interface computer

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SDR 33 expert data collector

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four wheel drive vehicles,

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ATV vehicles,

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electronic distance measuring equipment (Sokkia Set 2BII),

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precision theodolites (Wild T‑2, Kern DKM‑2AE),

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Zeiss electronic level,

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communication gear,

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miscellaneous survey equipment, tools, and supplies.

 

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Last modified: 05/16/02