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  • Designing for Socialist Need

    Industrial Design Practice in the German Democratic Republic, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Pfützner

    How does industrial design operate outside of capitalist consumer culture? Designing for Socialist Need assembles a detailed picture of industrial design practice in the socialist German Democratic Republic (GDR). Drawing on much previously unexplored material from a wide variety of sources, it not…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Aesthetic Sustainability

    Product Design and Sustainable Usage, 1st Edition

    By Kristine H. Harper

    Why do we readily dispose of some things, whereas we keep and maintain others for years, despite their obvious wear and tear? Can a greater understanding of aesthetic value lead to a more strategic and sustainable approach to product design? Aesthetic Sustainability: Product Design and Sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Istanbul, Open City

    Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ipek Türeli

    Urban theory traditionally links modernity to the city, to the historical emergence of certain forms of subjectivity and the rise of important developments in culture, arts and architecture. This is often in response to technological, economic and societal transformations in the nineteenth-…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • Aero Engine Combustor Casing

    Experimental Design and Fatigue Studies, 1st Edition

    By Sashi Kanta Panigrahi, Niranjan Sarangi

    The book is focused on theoretical and experimental investigation aimed at detecting and selecting proper information related to the fundamental aspect of combustion casing design,performance and life evaluation parameters. A rational approach has been adopted to the analysis domain underlying the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Institutional and Social Innovation for Sustainable Urban Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harald A. Mieg, Klaus Töpfer

    Which new institutions do we need in order to trigger local- and global sustainable urban development? Are cities the right starting points for implementing sustainability policies? If so, what are the implications for city management? This book reflects the situation of cities in the context of…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common…

    Hardback – 2010-07-16
    Routledge

  • Piezoelectric Actuators

    Control Applications of Smart Materials, 1st Edition

    By Seung-Bok Choi, Young-Min Han

    Currently, many smart materials exhibit one or multifunctional capabilities that are being effectively exploited in various engineering applications, but these are only a hint of what is possible. Newer classes of smart materials are beginning to display the capacity for self-repair, self-diagnosis…

    Hardback – 2010-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Autonomous Mobile Robots

    Sensing, Control, Decision Making and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank L. Lewis, Shuzhi Sam Ge

    It has long been the goal of engineers to develop tools that enhance our ability to do work, increase our quality of life, or perform tasks that are either beyond our ability, too hazardous, or too tedious to be left to human efforts. Autonomous mobile robots are the culmination of decades of…

    Hardback – 2006-05-04
    CRC Press
    Automation and Control Engineering

  • Nonlinear Problems in Machine Design

    1st Edition

    By Eliahu Zahavi, David M. Barlam

    Modern machine design challenges engineers with a myriad of nonlinear problems, among them fatigue, friction, plasticity, and excessive deformation. Today's advanced numerical computer programs bring optimal solutions to these complex problems within reach, but not without a trained and experienced…

    Hardback – 2000-12-28
    CRC Press

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