Applied Motion Study

Applied Motion Study

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...cost. Many such units, methods and devices of measurement, as applied to education, already exist. There has been in all fields where education is going on a lack of means by which behaviour could be accurately recorded, and the records used as data for predicting behaviour, and for outlining methods for attaining future desired results. Motion models supply this lack. They were derived in industrial experience, and were first applied in teaching in the industries, but their use is not limited to the industrial field, nor to teaching of manual operations. The fact that this paper is presented here is indicative of the new feeling that is growing up in all fields of activity, of the necessity of correlation. This realisation of the importance of correlation is the outcome of many things. One is the tendency of this age to think in parts rather I' than in wholes, in elements rather than in grouped elements. In the olden times, both material things and human beings were invariably thought of as entities, wholes; but with closer thinking, and the awakening of the scientific spirit of analysis, measurement, standardisation and synthesis, has come the realisation that the fact that the thing or persons as a whole is often far less important than the fact that the thing or person is a group, or community, or combination of parts. The material thing is analysed into its elements. The human being is thought of as a group of working members. The old-time operation is thought of as a combination of acts. Now, finally, the motion itself is thought of as a cycle or combination of elements and motions. With this intensive study of elements has come also a realisation of the importance of likenesses between things. This emphasis on likenesses may be...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797531
  • 9781236797537