Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative is about pictures of verbs, the representation of mechanism and motion, process and dynamics, causes and effects, explanation and narrative. Practical applications and examples include statistical graphics, charts for making important decisions in engineering and medicine, technical manuals, diagrams, design of computer interfaces and websites and on-line manuals, animations and scientific visualizations, techniques for talks, and design strategies for enhancing the rate of information transfer in print, presentations, and computer screens. The use of visual evidence in deciding to launch the space shuttle Challenger is discussed in careful detail. Video snapshots show redesigns of a supercomputer animation of a thunderstorm. The book is designed and printed to the highest standards, with luscious color throughout and four built-in flaps for showing motion and before/after effects.
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HISTORY OF O - RING DAMAGE ON SRM FIELD JOINTS 30 , 1985 Cross
Sectional View Erosion Perimeter Nominal Depth Affected Dia . ( in . ) ( deg )
SRM No . Top View Length of Total Heat Max Erosion Affected Length ( in . ) ( in .
Yet , as it turned out , the chartmakers had reached the right conclusion . They
had the correct theory and they were thinking causally , but they were not
displaying causally . Unable to get a correlation between O - ring distress and
History of O - Ring Damage in Field Joints PCSSCA , volume v , p . 895 . To6t | T
580D O - Ring Temp ( °F ) OI84D Code = Hoating of Secondary O - Ring 39 Most
accounts of the Challenger reproduce a scatterplot that apparently ...
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An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review
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In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review
Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
Pictorial Instructions and Disinformation Design
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