Design & Technology: Products Design Revision

Sustainability: Sustainable materials, 6 R's, Companies'/Designer's Responsibilities

CAD/CAM: 3D modelling, CAD, CAM

Health & Safety: Workshop safety, COSHH

Production: Scales, Quality, Packaging

Materials: Smart materials, Composites, Manufactured Board, Softwood, Hardwood

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DT:
Revision
Preparation
for
Mocks
Jan'
10
Mayang
Purwanto
GCSE

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Mayang
Purwanto
SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainable
Materials
· Can
be
replaced
continuously
· Can
be
reused/recycled
indefinitely
· Transportation
consumes
energy,
Reduce
by
process
and
manufacture
close
to
source
· Made
from
renewable
sources
· Biodegradeable
· Re-Use
wisely,
Eg.…read more

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Mayang
Purwanto
CAD/CAM
3D
Modelling
· Create
scale
models
· Can
produce
prototypes
· Virtual
modeling,
Idea
can
be
viewed
from
all
sides,
Construction
problems
can
be
identified
· Modifications
can
be
made
easily
CAD
· COMPUTER
AIDED
DESIGN
· Quick
modeling
· Create
virtual
3D
images
· Drive
a
range
of
CNC
(computer
numerical
control)
machineries
· Accurate
drawing
· Can
be
produced
quickly
· Can
be
evaluated
easily
· Can
be
changed
easily
· Information
can
be
shared
via
E­mail
· Can
be…read more

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Mayang
Purwanto
HEALTH
&
SAFETY
Workshop
Safety
· Most
accidents
are
due
to
human
carelessness
· Prevent
by
concentrate
on
working
safely
· Keep
areas
clear,
avoid
tripping
· Carry
sharp
edges
away
from
people
· Regularly
check
and
test
machineries
· Clean
equipments
thoroughly
· Ventilate
it
properly,
good
dust
extractions
· Use
personal
protective
equipment
(PPE)
o Goggles
For
drilling,
sanding,
welding
Prevent
dust/
sparks
into
eyes
o Apron
For
general
workshop
activity
Prevent
clothing
caught
by
machine
o Gloves
For
handling
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Mayang
Purwanto
PRODUCTION
Scales
of
Production
· One-off
production,
o Product
made
at
one
particular
time
o Could
be
prototyping,
intricate
object
o Takes
a
long
time,
expensive
· Batch
Production,
o Series
of
identical
products,
made
together
o In
small/
large
quantities
· Mass
production,
o Large
Scale
of
production
o Product
going
through
production
line
o Workers
responsible
for
particular
part/stages
o Produced
for
days/
weeks
o Less
expensive
· Continuous
production,
o Product
continually
produced
o Inexpensive
· Just-in-time
production,
o Component…read more

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Mayang
Purwanto
MATERIALS
Smart
Materials
· Smart
Steel,
Magnetic
under
high
stress
Absorb
impact
· Smart
Plastic;
POLYMORPH,
Change
from
solid
to
moldable
state
when
heated
Softens
at
62°
C
· Smart
Colours;
THERMOCHROMIC
pigments,
Changes
colour
according
to
temp
Eg.…read more

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Mayang
Purwanto
MATERIALS
SoftWoods
· PINE
Cheap,
Pale
in
colour,
Easy
to
cut/shape/machined
easily
HardWoods
Name Picture Colour and Properties Principal uses
sources
Ash Light, creamy brown. Open grain, tough and Tool handles, sports
Europe & North flexible equipment, wooden
America ladders
Beech White-to-pinkish Close-grained, hard, tough Some furniture,
brown. Europe & and strong. Wears well but especially chairs;
North America warps easily toys; wooden parts of
tools
Birch Creamy white. Fairly soft and easy to work.…read more

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sgluck

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