Design And Technology: Resistant Materials

To ensure safety of the product when it is used, what does the designer needs to check?
That the product is strong enough to support the loads involved.
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What should a designer do if there is a risk that someone could be harmed while using the product?
If someone could be injured by using or disposing of the product, it should be redesigned.
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What is the purpose of a risk assessment?
A risk assessment outlines any hazards that might arise during the project.
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Why are hardwood timbers so called?
Hardwood timbers get their name because of their cell structure.
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How many times can thermoplastics be heated and shaped?
Thermoplastics can be heated and shaped many times, while thermoset plastics can only be heated and shaped once.
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What are smart materials?
Smart materials react to a stimulus, such as temperature or moisture.
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What does anthropometrics mean?
Anthropometrics is the study of the sizes of people in relation to products.
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What does ergonomics mean?
Ergonomics is the relationship between people and the products which they use.
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What is quality of manufacture?
Quality of design means how well the product meets the needs of the user.
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Who sets the brief for the designer to work to?
The client sets the brief for the designer to work to.
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What should a designer do if there is a risk that someone could be harmed while using the product?

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If someone could be injured by using or disposing of the product, it should be redesigned.

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What is the purpose of a risk assessment?

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Why are hardwood timbers so called?

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How many times can thermoplastics be heated and shaped?

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