Invention By Design

Author: Henry Petroski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674463684
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Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

Creativity In Invention And Design

Author: Subrata Dasgupta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521430685
Size: 72.52 MB
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This book is about creativity and the nature of the creative process in technological invention.

The Best Tables Chairs Lights

Author: Mel Byars
Publisher: Rotovision
ISBN: 9782880468323
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Construction and concept are clearly illustrated through exploded drawings and hundreds of color photographs, many taken especially for this book.

The Art Of Invention

Author: Steven J. Paley
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616142715
Size: 54.89 MB
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He is candid about the realities of hard work and the need to learn from the inevitable mistakes along the way.Full of insights and practical guidance from a successful inventor and entrepreneur, The Art of Invention will open new avenues ...

Formal Engineering Design Synthesis

Author: Erik K. Antonsson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521017756
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Inventive. Engineering. Design. Cognitive. and. Computational. Similarities.
Jonathan. Cagan}. Kenneth. Kotovsky,. and. Herbert. A. Simonl. INTRODUCTION
Michael Faraday was a scientist and an inventor. It was the same piece of work,
the discovery that a magnetic field could generate electricity, and the resultant
invention of the electric generator, that entitled him to both of these appellations.
The goal of this chapter is to explain how a single piece of work could qualify him
for both ...


Author: Jessica Helfand
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300205090
Size: 18.65 MB
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Looking at objects, letterforms, experiences, and even theatrical performances, award-winning author Jessica Helfand asserts that understanding design's purpose is more crucial than ever.

The Invention Of Comfort

Author: John E. Crowley
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801873157
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Definitions of comfort changed over time, the author shows, and men and women sometimes interpreted comfort differently.