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Design is the essential component of engineering. Design Matters demonstrates the need to understand the context, process and delivery of engineering projects and services by focusing on the nature and practice of engineering design. The book specifically highlights the cultural, economic, political and social parameters and illustrates the importance of their understanding as demonstrated by successful designers.

Unique to Design Matters are case studies that demonstrate the principles described in the book and the importance of using multidisciplinary teams to achieve effective design development. Contributions are included from key professionals involved in several high-profile and innovative civil and industrial engineering projects, including:

A Diagnostic Analyser, Northern Ireland

A Foot Prosthesis, UK

The Channel Tunnel Terminal, UK

The Channel Tunnel Rail Link, UK

The London Eye, London

The Lesotho Hydro-electric Project, Natal

An Australian Timber Arch Bridge, Melbourne

The Bahaii Temple, New Delhi, India

The Hampden Gurney Primary School, London

The Bridge Academy Secondary School, London

The Harris-Manchester College, Oxford

The Angel of the North, Gateshead, UK

Design Matters is an ideal text for graduate students in all branches of engineering looking to gain a practical introduction to the breadth and depth of the design process as well as to practicing engineers who wish to gain further insight into how design engineering works strategically.

Publisher: Winnipeg : Watson & Dwyer, c1979.
ISBN: 9780920486047
Characteristics: 271 p. :,ill., ports. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Harrison, Phyllis 1918-


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