Use of Engineering Judgment

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The results of a SVOFFICE 5 analysis should not be applied to an engineering design without first being filtered through professional engineering judgment. It has been a priority at SoilVision Systems Ltd. to benchmark the results produced by SVOFFICE 5 against solutions that are well known. The results of these comparisons may be found in the verification manual included with the SVOFFICE 5 software.


It is recommended that the simple-to-complex methodology be applied when solving a particular problem with SVOFFICE 5. The simple-to-complex approach involves beginning all modeling projects with a simple representation of the physical system that can be verified using hand calculations. A variety of further complexities can then be added to the model while the user carefully observes the change in results created by added level of complexity. The reasonableness of changes in the computed results must be subjected to professional engineering judgment.