Article ID: CBB558820507

Objects as Carriers of Engineering Knowledge (2022)

unapi

Martin Stacey (Author)
Claudia Eckert (Author)


Engineering Studies
Volume: 14
Issue: 2
Pages: 87-108


Publication Date: 2022
Edition Details: Special issue: Engineering Epistemology: Between theory and practice
Language: English

The role of previous products in evolutionary engineering design is often neglected. In design discourse, references to objects provide terse expressions of complex information that cannot easily be expressed otherwise. Previous artifacts serve in conjunction with more general engineering knowledge to enable designers and design teams in engineering companies to work in ways that would be very difficult or impossible without them. They trigger the retrieval and active construction of personal knowledge, but also provide a scaffold for sharing knowledge and using it collectively. For companies, their products encapsulate and carry a significant part of the collective knowledge of the organization.

...More
Associated with

Article Sjoerd Zwart (2022) Engineering Epistemology: Between Theory and Practice. Engineering Studies (pp. 79-86). unapi

Citation URI
https://data.isiscb.org/isis/citation/CBB558820507/

Similar Citations

Book Jesse Adams Stein; (2022)
Industrial Craft in Australia: Oral Histories of Creativity and Survival (/isis/citation/CBB792160319/)

Article Sjoerd Zwart; (2022)
Engineering Epistemology: Between Theory and Practice (/isis/citation/CBB714204838/)

Book Michelle Millar Fisher; Amber Winick; (2021)
Designing Motherhood: Things that Make and Break Our Births (/isis/citation/CBB180815813/)

Article Marres, Noortje; (June 2013)
Why political ontology must be experimentalized: On eco-show homes as devices of participation (/isis/citation/CBB539904307/)

Article Wylie, Caitlin Donahue; (December 2019)
Socialization through stories of disaster in engineering laboratories (/isis/citation/CBB871313365/)

Article Alexandra Coso Strong; Tehya Stockman; Tom Heale; Steven Meyer; Elena Meyerson; (2022)
Persuasive Communication Practices of Engineers in Cross-Boundary Decision-Making (/isis/citation/CBB458121138/)

Article John A. Alic; (2022)
Engineering Intangibles: Technical Employment in the US Service Economy (/isis/citation/CBB946192819/)

Article Dingmar van Eck; Erik Weber; (2021)
Assessing Function Modeling Frameworks: Technical Advantage Predictions as a Conceptual Tool (/isis/citation/CBB209420903/)

Article Linda Martín Alcoff; (2022)
Extractivist epistemologies (/isis/citation/CBB746873206/)

Article Claudia Eckert; Rafaela Hillerbrand; (2022)
Models in Engineering Design as Decision-Making Aids (/isis/citation/CBB783318712/)

Article Jussi Parikka; (2020)
A Recursive Web of Models: Studio Tomás Saraceno's Working Objects (/isis/citation/CBB170770213/)

Article Lamm, Michael; (Summer 2008)
Car Keys (/isis/citation/CBB935832291/)

Book David Sax; (2016)
The revenge of analog: real things and why they matter (/isis/citation/CBB938631336/)

Article Wolpin, Stewart; (Fall 2010)
Flat Panel TV (/isis/citation/CBB770000133/)

Article Vijay Sivaraman; Hassan Habibi Gharakheili; Clinton Fernandes; Narelle Clark; Tanya Karliychuk; (June 2018)
Smart IoT Devices in the Home: Security and Privacy Implications (/isis/citation/CBB353680957/)

Article Bård Torvetjønn Haugland; Marianne Ryghaug; Roger Andre Søraa; (2023)
Framing Intelligent Transport Systems in the Arctic: Reindeer, Fish and the Engineered Road (/isis/citation/CBB253468966/)

Article Bulliet, William M.; Berne, Rosalyn W.; (Sprin 2019)
EES Perspective: Aging, Technology and Ethics (/isis/citation/CBB220644089/)

Authors & Contributors
Tehya Stockman
George P. Batten
Hassan Habibi Gharakheili
Lamm, Michael
Tom Heale
Michelle Millar Fisher
Journals
Engineering Studies
Social Studies of Science
American Heritage of Invention and Technology
Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society
Science, Technology and Human Values
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Publishers
Springer Nature
PublicAffairs
MIT Press
Concepts
Technoscience; science and technology studies
Engineering
Things; objects in the world
Engineers
Design
Epistemology
People
Saraceno, Tomás
Time Periods
21st century
20th century
20th century, late
Places
United States
South Korea
Arctic regions
Russia
Finland
Australia
Comments

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment