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


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GCSE

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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.
Concrete,
crushed
to
make
gravel

6
R's

· REDUCE
amount
of
materials…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.
Kettle
changes
colour
once
water
is
boiled

· Shape…

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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.…

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sgluck

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