DD 104

Applied Science for Design




Adaptation and metamorphosis in nature, Evolution and mutation of forms, Cultured materials and living tissues; Bio-machines: how different animals and plants function like machines, principles behind diagnostic and therapeutic tools, basics of orthotics and prosthesis.

Basics of robotics, aero dynamics, hydraulics, pneumatics and and their applications, exhibit based experimentation with sound and light.

Smart materials and technologies such as hydrophobic and hydrophilic, self-healing materials, experiments with molecular gastronomy in the context of food, Dye and Pigment chemistry, stability of colors, photochemistry


Text/Reference Books:

1.     Garratt J. Design and Technology, Cambridge University Press,1996

2.     Caborn C., Cave J., Mould I., Design and Technology, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, UK, 1989

3.     Myers W. Bio Design, MoMA, Thames and Hudson, London, 2012

4.     Ghatak, A., Experiments with Light, Viva Books, 2015

5.     Adington, M., Schodek, D., Smart Material and New Technology, Architectural Press, 2005

6.     Sands M., Feynman R., Leighton R., The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Addison Wesley Longman, 1970

7.     D'Archy Thomas, On growth and Form, Cambridge University Press, 2000