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B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
X Research, Technology and Engineering
The component of the planning process which controls the actual physical changes that will occur in time and space. At higher levels of planning, the design component sets the general guidelines for the spatial pattern and physical character of development. At the individual project level design is the activity which sets the precise character, pattern and form of the project environment.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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Narrower Term
equipment design
tamper-evident design
tamper-resistant design
Related Term
computer-aided design
design for environment
process design
systems engineering
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