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By Nigel Cross

The one finished, one quantity compilation of the foremost papers and historical past of layout technique released during the last two decades. part introductions supply a succinct evaluation with the first concentration within the architectural and environmental layout fields.

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B. (1953), ' Instruction in creative mechanical design', ASME, Paper No. 53-A-172. Froshaug, A. ir Gestaltung, Ulm, W . Germany. Jones, J. C. (1959), 'A systematic design method', Design, April. C. (1961), 'The design process', Internal Report of AEI Industrial Design Conference. Kay, R. M. (1959), 'Steps in designing', Industrial Design Office, AEI, Manchester. Marples, D. L. (1960), The Decisions of Engineering Design, Institution of Engineering Designers. Marvin, P. (1957), 'Engineering the creative process' Machine Design, 10 January.

Nelles, M. (1953), 'Deliberate creativeness in engineering', ASM E, Paper No. 53-A-171. Osborn, A. F . (1963), Applied Imagination-Principles and Procedures of Creative Thinking, Scribener's Sons, New York. Quick, G. G. (1961), ' Predict product performance', Product Engineering, 24 April. A Method of Systematic Design 31 Randsepp, E. (1959), 'The creative engineer', Machine Design, 28 May, 11 June, 25 June. Shapero, A. and Bates, C. (1959), 'A method of performing human engineering analysis of weapon systems', WADC Technical Report 59-784.

3 is relevant here. Evaluation by judgment In engineering design as it is today with new and unfamiliar logical methods being used here and there, with an increasing demand for the integration of previously separate components into complex interacting systems, with the continued raising of standards of performance and efficiency, and with the general lack of time, development funds, and information which would make completely logical decisions possible, it is necessary to use a mixture of experienced judgment and logical decisions in the evaluaton of any one design.

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