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Feedback Systems

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A feedback system is formed by two or more systems that each control the other system’s dynamics. An example of such a system would be a thermostat coupled with a heater. The thermostat compares the desired temperature to the actual...

Technology Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Technology design encompasses the way we make and use tools, machines, and systems that enhance the capabilities of humans in their activities. The purpose of designed technologies may be to perform tasks more effectively or adapt...

Engineering Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Engineering design refers to the technical design activities as a key part of engineering practice as the process of conceiving an engineering system or component, in order to meet a specific need. An essential part of the professional...

Paper Engineering

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practising graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numberous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a journalist and teacher, and former Director of the Christian Meditation Centre in London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Book, 2010

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Elevation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...An elevation is a single flat representation view of one side of a product assembly, subassembly, or component presented on horizontal and vertical planes. Three elevated projections or more are generally used in engineering drawing...

Integrated Logistics Support

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Integrated logistics support is the process by which logistic considerations are integrated into the design of a system or equipment to optimize functional support. Integrated logistics support guides the engineering process to quantify...

Technical Illustration

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

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Innocenti

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Innocenti is an Italian automotive and engineering company founded by Ferdinando Innocenti in the early 1930s. In the 1920s Innocenti began exploring possible applications of metal tubes, setting the company’s commercial office and factory...

Housing (Engineering)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A housing is a component part, or assembly of component parts designed specifically to shelter, cover, contain, or support a component or subassembly of components such as a bearing (bearing housing) or mechanism (gearbox housing)....

Moulton, Alexander (1920–2012)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Alexander Moulton was a British engineer and designer, born in Stratford-upon-Avon and educated at Marlborough College before reading engineering at Kings College in Cambridge. He started his career in the engine research department...