Author Johnson, Ann, 1965-
Title Hitting the brakes : engineering design and the production of knowledge / Ann Johnson
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, c2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  TL269.3 .J64 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020350005
Descript xviii, 207 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-199) and index
Design and the knowledge community -- Genealogy of knowledge communities and their artifacts -- The British Road Research Laboratory : constructing the questions -- The track and the lab : brake testing from dynamometers to simulations -- From things back to ideas : constructing theories of vehicle dynamics -- Learning from failure : antilock systems emerge in the United States -- Eines ist sicher! Successful antilock systems in West Germany -- Public proprietary knowledge? Knowledge communities between the private and public sectors -- ABS and risk compensation
Subject Automobiles -- Antilock brake systems
Automobiles -- Design and construction
Automobiles -- Technological innovations
Technological innovations -- Social aspects
Knowledge management