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The machine refinement of raw graphic data for translation into a low level data base for computer aided architectural design (CAAD). (1984)
Thesis
LEIFER, D.M. 1984. The machine refinement of raw graphic data for translation into a low level data base for computer aided architectural design (CAAD). Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, PhD thesis.

It is argued that a significant feature which acts as a disincentive against the adoption of CAAD systems by small private architectural practices, is the awkwardness of communicating with computers when compared with traditional drawing board techni... Read More about The machine refinement of raw graphic data for translation into a low level data base for computer aided architectural design (CAAD)..

Influence of environmental conditions and architectural form on the design and thermal performance of the flat-plate solar collector system. (1981)
Thesis
ROBERTSON, P. 1981. Influence of environmental conditions and architectural form on the design and thermal performance of the flat-plate solar collector system. Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, PhD thesis.

Solar heating systems, by the nature of their design and inherent thermal mass, are sensitive to the changes in the prevailing climatic conditions. A computer program has been developed to predict and display the dynamic performance of solar water he... Read More about Influence of environmental conditions and architectural form on the design and thermal performance of the flat-plate solar collector system..