A Fuller Explanation

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EmergentWorld LLC, 2007 - Education - 339 pages
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Edmondson clarifies Buckminster Fuller's synergetic geometry in conventional language and mathematics and illuminates his effort to employ synergetics as a strategy for human survival. Updated author Preface and new Foreword by J. Baldwin. clarifies
  

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A fantastic introduction to Fuller's Synergetics. A must read for anyone interested in Bucky's Ideas.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Irrationality of Pi
19
SYSTEMS AND SYNERGY
31
Tools of the Trade
43
Structure and Pattern integrity
65
ANGULAR TOPOLOGY
77
Vector Equilibrium
95
Closest Packing
115
Jitterbug
179
New Types of Packing Crates
197
A and BQuanta Modules
213
Great Circles
231
The Invisible Made Visible
259
Design Science
287
Appendixes
301
Glossary
315

Isotropic Vector Matrix
143
In Search of Cosmic Hierarchy
161
About the author
339
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