Driving Force and Process Model of Technological System Evolution


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With the progress of human, the society is progressing. All products involved in society also are constantly evolving. Actually, technological system has its own technological evolution like the biological evolution. Technology evolution is not accidental, but driven by some factors. And every kind of driving force is happened according to certain principles. This paper proposed nine driving force of products technological evolution as well as the evolution theory. At last, a case study of the mobile phone verified the proposed theory.



Edited by:

Zhengyi Jiang, Jingtao Han and Xianghua Liu




Y. Q. Dong et al., "Driving Force and Process Model of Technological System Evolution", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 421, pp. 770-778, 2012

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December 2011




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