Technical Functions: On the Use and Design of Artefacts

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This book is about the functions of technical artefacts, material objects made to serve practical purposes; objects ranging from tablets of Aspirin to Concorde, from wooden clogs to nuclear submarines. More precisely, the book is about usinganddesigningartefacts, aboutwhatitmeanstoascribefunctionstothem, and about the relations between using, designing and ascribing functions. In the following pages, we present a detailed account that shows how strong these relations are. Technical functions cannot be properly analysed ...

Technical Functions: On the Use and Design of Artefacts 2012, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400731974

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Technical Functions: On the Use and Design of Artefacts 2010, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789048138999

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