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...F.W. Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who designed the Scientific Management system. The system was named Taylorism. Although accepted for Harvard, he did not attend and later achieved his degree through a correspondence course...

Engineering Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Feedback Systems

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Paper Engineering

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

Book Chapter

...The process of constructing shapes and objects from paper. Paper engineering means a designer is not restricted to using paper flat; it can be fashioned into shapes and structures. A simple folding method is a concertina or accordion fold...

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 Publishing SA, 2009

Book Chapter

...This is a still from a project by Gavin Ambrose for First London Power. It was brought to life by animation specialists, GraphixAsset Ltd. The technology is hidden so the use of fades and cutaways allows the viewer ‘inside...

Moulton, Alexander (1920–2012)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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...

Elevation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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...

Challenges of Design Management in Construction

The Handbook of Design Management

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Book Chapter

...To focus on the challenges of design management in construction is to immediately raise a number of questions. What is design? What is management? What is construction? Generally accepted answers to such questions stress the linearity...