On Line and on Paper: Visual Representations, Visual Culture, and Computer Graphics in Design Engineering (Google eBook)

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MIT Press, 1991 - Computer graphics - 750 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Coding and Claiming Codification and the Rise of Engineering as a Profession
15
The Visual Culture of Engineers Drawing Seeing and Standardizing Perception
25
The Yellow Brick Road to Production Development of a Turbine Engine Package
59
The Political Career of a Prototype Development of a Precision Medical Instrument
107
Computer Graphics in Design Engineering How and Why Changes in Visual Culture Cause Restructuring
135
MixedUse Practices Combining the Electronic World and the Paper World
167
The Aura of High Tech in a World of Messy Practice Standardization Mystification and Glamour
185
The Power of Visual Representation Mixed Practices Multivisual Competencies and Meta Indexicals
199
Notes
209
References
217
Index
229
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