CS 2401 - AY2021-T1 3 September - 9 September Discussion Forum Unit 1 (19).docx

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A passenger aircraft is composed of several millions of parts and requires thousands of persons to assemble. A four-lane highway bridge is another example of complexity. The first version of Word for Windows, a word processor released by Microsoft in 1989, required 55 person-years, resulted into 249,000 lines of source code, and was delivered 4 years late. Aircraft and highway bridges are usually delivered on time and within budget, whereas software is often not. Discuss what are, in your opinion, the differences between developing an aircraft, a bridge, and a word processor that would cause this situation. 97 words Answers: Hi everyone, welcome to this course, i hope everyone is safe from the virus. From the few aircraft manufacture pages i follow on twitter and of course Space X, i found out engineers use datas from some previously made aircraft and bridges, they use this to create estimate and to schedule time for a new bridge or aircraft which reduces time and increase schedule and also the use of

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