Word meanings

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: What does FUNCTION mean?
How a product works
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What is inclusive design?
Products that are accessible to all.
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Explain the term smart materials?
These materials react to changes in their environment
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These materials react to changes in their environment
These materials react to changes in their environment
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What does Biodegradable mean?
A material breaks down naturally with the aid of rain and sunlight
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What does the term Obsolescence mean?
Product that goes out of date
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What does the term properties of materials mean?
: how materials perform in everyday use, their strength, durability, toughness, magnetic etc
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What is rapid prototyping?
: Fast accurate process enabling a product to be modelled from CAD drawings which are passed directly into CNC machinery.
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What does the term aesthetics mean?
What something looks like such as colour, texture, shape and style
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What is exclusive design?
Designs accessible to particular groups of society
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What does the term working characteristics mean?
how a material behaves when it is shaped and formed
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What is Just-In-Time production?
Involves the different components for a product arriving at the factory precisely when needed.
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What is meant by Market Pull?
This is when the consumer demands improvements to products
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What does the term Ergonomics mean?
The study of size, comfort and safety in relation to the human and the product
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What is One-off Production?
Involves making a single, individually designed product that is unique.
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What does the word unique mean when referring to a product?
A one off, no other like it.
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What is Product Analysis?
This is where designers look at existing products to find out what already works well and what doesn’t.
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What is Mass Production?
Involves a production line so that large numbers of the product can be made quickly and efficiently
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What does the BSI Standards do?
Ensures the safety and quality of products and services
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What does COSHH stand for?
Control of substances hazardous to health
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What does the term Obsolescence mean?
When products become out of date or are designed to wear out after a certain time.
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What is Batch Production?
A larger number of products are produced at the same time
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What does ‘disposable’ mean?
Product that is designed to have a limited use then thrown away.
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What does the term form mean when referring to a product?
The shape of a product
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