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Making design work: Sustainability, Product Design and Social Equity
This paper discusses the relationship between the product designer, sustainability and the creation of good quality work within the manufacturing sector. When the principles of sustainability are applied to the nature of ...
Low-cost sensor-integrated 3D-printed personalized prosthetic hands for children with amniotic band syndrome: A case study in sensing pressure distribution on an anatomical human-machine interface (AHMI) using 3D-printed conformal electrode arrays
Interfacing anatomically conformal electronic components, such as sensors, with biology is central to the creation of next-generation wearable systems for health care and human augmentation applications. Thus, there is a ...
Comparison between Daytime and Nighttime Scenery Focusing on Restorative and Recovery Effect
The overall purpose of this study was to investigate psycho-physiological variations in human bodies by observing visual images of daytime and nighttime scenery to focus on restorative and recovery effects. Unlike previous ...
Vibration Analysis and Design of a Structure Subjected to Human Walking Excitations
Annoying building floor vibrations have become a serious serviceability issue. This is mainly due to decrease in the system mass resulting from the use of higher strength materials; use of computer-assisted design and the ...
The Value of Green Infrastructure on Vacant and Residential Land in Roanoke, Virginia
Using the City of Roanoke, Virginia as a study site, this paper quantifies the forest structure, ecosystem services and values of vacant and residential land. Single family residential land had more trees (1,683,000) than ...
diagrammatic practices - the office of Frederick L. Ackerman and architectural graphic standards
(University of California Press, 2005-03)
The office of Frederick Ackerman (1878-1950) was the source of the first modern architectural handbook, Architectural Graphic Standards (1932), which was intended as a radical manifesto. Basing his practice on the economic ...
The De Mestral Project: Using Macro Photo-journaling To Stimulate Interest In Bio-inspired Design And Science, Technology, Engineering And Mathematics Disciplines
(WIT Press, 2017)
Bio-inspired design (BID) and its many variants (biomimetics, biomimicry etc.) continues to be a promising innovation methodology in which practitioners from industry and academia search nature’s evolutionary diversity for ...