Dick Johnson for Control Engineering


Mobility October 1, 2006

Handheld Test and Measurement Instruments

'Form follows function.” The phrase originated with American sculptor Horatio Greenough and was popularized by architect Louis Henri Sullivan, but its wisdom also applies to product design. As the need for portable test and measurement equipment grew, manufacturers of these devices initially learned that the box was the optimal shape for containing and protecting the inner workings.

By Dick Johnson for Control Engineering
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