Engineering perspectives and technology design in the United States

AI and Society 5 (4):339-356 (1991)
Abstract
Technology design has social as well as technical determinants. These social factors, such as the political context and social philosophy, vary historically and cross-nationally. The work upon which this paper is based addresses the nature of process technology design in the United States and focuses on the underlying assumptions that guide technology design, based on both historical analysis and survey and case studies of current design practices. Central to this work is an analysis of how the US approaches compare to some of the other industrial nations and the assumptions and implications of different social design concepts such as human-centered design, skill-based design, and human factors
Keywords Technology design  Taylorism  Engineering design  Manufacturing Technology  Human Factors  Human-centred design
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/BF02077439
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 32,688
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
What Computers Can't Do.H. Dreyfus - 1976 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 27 (2):177-185.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Ethical Issues in Interaction Design.Toni Robertson - 2006 - Ethics and Information Technology 8 (2):49-59.
Design Science 97.Jürgen Friedrich - 1996 - AI and Society 10 (2):199-217.
浅议工程技术活动中的设计哲学.Lingling Luo - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 48:165-176.
Ethics and Technology Design.Anders Albrechtslund - 2007 - Ethics and Information Technology 9 (1):63-72.
Co-Designing Social Systems by Designing Technical Artifacts.Ulrich Krohs - 2008 - In Pieter E. Vermaas, Peter Kroes, Andrew Light & Steven A. Moore (eds.), Philosophy and Design: From Engineering to Architecture. Springer.
In Defense of Engineering Sciences.Mieke Boon - 2011 - Techne 15 (1):49-71.
Toward an Horizon in Design Ethics.Philippe D’Anjou - 2010 - Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (2):355-370.
Added to PP index
2010-08-30

Total downloads
24 ( #242,615 of 2,237,282 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #443,963 of 2,237,282 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature