Amy C. Edmondson

A Fuller Explanation

Index
(Bold print indicates page number which includes illustration of entry.)
A  module,
167,
189192, 191,
199,
208,
214 215   defining new framework,
193,
203205   energy characteristics,
194195,
198 net,
194, 195   volume,
201204   see also
Mite,
Valving  A  lloys,
4,
33,
246,
268   chromenickel steel,
34  A  ngle types, definition of,
7981, 81   axial , central, dihedral, surface,
79  A  ngular topology,
6581 (Chapter 6),
69   principle of,
7577   "720degree excess,"
7779   "takeout angle,"
7579,
264  A  rchitecture,
1,
18,
81,
141,
239,
243,
245   housing,
261262  A  vogadro, Amadeo,
125,
127,
143

B  module, 167,
189192, 192,
199,
208,
214, 215   energy characteristics,
194195,
198,
202204   net,
194, 195   volume,
201204   see also
Mite,
Valving  B  icycle wheel,
94, 95,
249250,
267  B  lack Mountain College,
251  B  ohr, Niels,
179  B  oltzmann, Ludwig,
85 
B  ookshelf, see
Hanging bookshelf  B  owties, see
Great circles  B  rainMind distinction,
13,
259,
269  B  uckminster Fuller Institute,
255,
265

C  arbon atoms   carbon fiber,
246247   diamond versus graphite,
29,
142   general bonding of,
174  C  hinese physicists, Tsung Dao Lee and Ning Yang, 179  C  losepacked spheres, sphere packing,
9,
18,
100126 (Chapter 8), 127128,
132133,
138,  
154,
164,
175,
178,
183,
189,
201,
227   cubic versus hexagonal,
104105,
106107   formula for total numbers of spheres,
115116,
118119,
238   icosahedron and sphere packing,
117,
118,
159; see also
Shell systems   mathematical challenge,
102106,
108   nests,
103,
107,
111,
115,
120121   planes of symmetry,
106107   tetrahedral clusters,
108,
110114,
120   triangulation,
117   vector equilibrium and sphere packing,
101102,
103106,
107,
114116,
159   see also
Nuclear spheres  C  omplementarity
131,
178180   quanta: A and Bmodules,
192,
193195   concaveconvex, tensioncompression, and other pairs,
30,
133,
179,
244   fundamental complementarity in physics,
179,
192,
195   inherent complementarity of Universe, 133,
158,
178179   of octahedron and tetrahedron,
131132133,
134140,
178,
180  C  ompression, see
Tensegrity  C  onsciousness, defined by Fuller, 1112  C  onstant relative abundance,
44,
74  C  ookies,
8586,
130  C  oordinate system,
2,
65,
97,
205,
240   Cartesian,
707172,
88,
97,
131,
137,
140,
154,
157,
209211,   origin,
12,
33,
65,
97,
140   spherical,
7172  C  opernicus,
71  C  osmic hierarchy,
9,
143,
156158,
165166,
216  C  osmic Railroad Tracks, see Great Circles  C  oupler,
199200201,
202; see also
Mite  C  ube,
40, 46,
211   employment as basic unit of mathematics, 78, 14,
2021,
7173,
144,
157158,
179,
190   ghost,
8,
65,
144   inherent tetrahedron in,
46,
5960,
137138,
145146,
178,
185   instability of,
5960,
107,
124,
135,
137,
141,
145,
146,
178   used as unit of volume,
144145,
152,
158   tetrahedral volume of,
151,
152   see also
Isotropic vector matrix, cube and
IVM;
Mite, cubes and
Mites  C  uboctahedron,
4849   duality of,
51   "twist,"
90,
105   see also
Vector equilibrium

D  egrees of freedom, see
Twelve degrees of freedom  D  emocritus,
58  D  escartes, René,
75 
D  esign Science,
1,
13,
118,
142,
258262,
264,
267,
(Chapter 16)   comprehensive thinking,
259261   designscience revolution,
268269   see also
Invention  D  ictionary as inventory of experiences,
19  D  imension,
41,
65,
69,
7075   definition of,
70   fourdimensional,
7174,
92,
95,
169172   multidimensional,
127129,
130   other applications of,
7475   threedimensional,
7074,
130  D  odecahedron, see
Pentagonal dodecahedron,
Rhombic dodecahedron  D  omain,
138,
213215,   and closepacked spheres,
138,
201   and duality,
138139,
181184  D  uality,
4549,
180,
183,
211   dual operations,
52,
140   dual polyhedra,
4546,
50,
52,
168,
212   IVM and,
136139,
181182 see also
Domain  D  ymaxion,
34   Map,
64,
263265 
E  ddington, Arthur,
7,
33,
149  E  dmondson, Amy C.,
5,
252  E  instein,
11,
13  E  = Mc ²,
13  E  mpire State Building,
8  E  nergyevent   descriptive term to replace "solid,"
78,
27,
195   discrete energy events,
18,
125126,
193,
222,
228,
256;   see also
Finite accounting system   "energyevent Universe,"
14,
17,
27,
51,
66,
221,
226228  E  ngineering,
141142,
237,
253254  E  nvironment control,
63,
262  E  quilibrium,   see
Vector equilibrium  E  uler, Leonhard,
42,
43,
62   Euler's Law,
4345,
77,
116,
230231  E  xtinction,
259 
" 
Fake bubbles,"
1517  F  latearth thinking,
14,
1920,
71,
144,
158  F  inite accounting system,
1819,
125126,
208; see also
Energyevent  F  ood system,
261262  F  our planes of symmetry,
93,
106,
130,
133,
140,
169  F  requency,
65,
112,
227   angle and,
67,
72,
83,
91   versus continuum,
67,
235   formula to relate frequency and number of spheres,
116,
118,
125,
238239   geodesic domes and,
235240,
240243   higherfrequency polyhedra,
135,
136,
148,
155157,
184,
186188,
227,
235237,
256   and size,
6667   spherepacking and,
112,
114117,
125   and time,
67  F  uller Institute,   see
Buckminster Fuller Institute 
G  eneral Dynamics, titanium shell experiment,
239  G  eneralized principle,
1,
1213,
33,
35,
110,
116,
180,
188,
240,
259,
262,
263   principle of angular topology,   see
Angular topology   see also
Principle of design covariables  G  eodesics,
227,
231,
235237,
233257(Chapter 15)   fourfrequency icosahedron, 77,
78,
237,
240   dome,
1,
5,
63,
236,
239240,
240243,
254,
258,
262263   geodesic mathematics,
3,
232   geodesic polyhedra,
28,
7778,
227,
231,
236,
240,
256   greatcircle chords,
236,
242,
262   variable geodesic patterns,
240242   see also
Frequency,
Shell systems  G  od,
11,
14,
59,
258259  G  olden section,
18,
166
168  G  ravity   Fuller anecdotes,
2,
247248   mass interattraction,
13,
33,
204,
245,
249,
267  G  reat circles,
26,
206231 (Chapter 14)   bowties,
219228,
230   cosmic railroad tracks,
228229,
231   definition of,
206   energy paths,
226229   greatcircle arc,
207,
221,
232233   greatcircle patterns,
209213   icosahedral,
212213
213217,
224226
226227,
230,
234235,
255   icosahedron as local shunting circuit,
229   minimum models,
223224   shortest path,
206207,
226,
228,
232  G  reece, ancient,
7,
36   geometry of,
37,
74,
178,
179   Greek, use in nomenclature,
25, 27,
34,
39   see also
"Pi" 
H  anging bookshelf,
266267  H  arvard University,
3,
9,
37,
257 Sever Hall,
3  "  Handson" mathematics,
2,
24  H  eisenberg, indeterminism,
179

