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Materials and design : the art and science of material selection in product design / Mike Ashby and Kara Johnson.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.Edition: Reprint edDescription: vii, 336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cmISBN:
  • 0750655542
  • 9780750655545
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 22 620.11 ASH
Contents:
Function and personality -- What influences product design? -- Design and designing -- The stuff... multidimensional materials -- Other stuff... shaping, joining, and surfaces -- Form follows material -- A structure for material selection -- Case studies in materials and design -- New Materials: the potential for innovation -- Conclusions -- A PRACTICAL REFERENCE FOR INSPIRATION: Material profiles -- Shaping profiles -- Joining profiles -- Surface profiles -- APPENDICES: Exercises for the eye and mind -- Select material maps.
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Reprinted of 2002 ed.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Function and personality -- What influences product design? -- Design and designing -- The stuff... multidimensional materials -- Other stuff... shaping, joining, and surfaces -- Form follows material -- A structure for material selection -- Case studies in materials and design -- New Materials: the potential for innovation -- Conclusions -- A PRACTICAL REFERENCE FOR INSPIRATION: Material profiles -- Shaping profiles -- Joining profiles -- Surface profiles -- APPENDICES: Exercises for the eye and mind -- Select material maps.

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