Design of Concrete application (DoC App)

Smartphones and tablets in reinforced concrete design and detailing

The shift from conventional mobile phones to high-performance smartphones is almost irreversible. According to surveys, about 50 % of Germans owned a smartphone in February 2014 [1], and this ratio is steadily increasing also on an international scale. The performance of the hardware currently used in smartphones or tablet PCs surpasses the standard of high-end desktop personal computers used a couple of years ago [2]. It thus comes as no surprise that smartphones are the driving force behind a digital revolution that goes far beyond the telecommunications sector [3].

This situation gave rise...

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