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- UPDATED VERSION - MATHS IN DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY EXERCISE BOOK (127 PAGES)

MORAL, ETHICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATING TO DESIGN, MANUFACTURING AND THE CONSUMER
CLICK HERE FOR AN EXTENSIVE PDF FILE - MORALS, ETHICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL

 
SKILLS, TECHNIQUES, ASSOCIATED KNOWLEDGE AND SHORT EXERCISES
 
1. Basic Workshop Equipment
2. Power Tools
3. The Woodworking Lathe
4. Moulding and Shaping Plastics
5. Heat Treatment, Brazing and Welding
6. Engineering
7. CNC Routers, 2D and 3D Routering, Laser Cutters, 3D Printers and Vinyl Cutters.
 
CASE STUDIES
1. Laminated Veneer and Plywood Parts - Manufacturing the Eames lounge Chair - Laminated Parts / Components
2. Rolling Steel and Welding - The Barcelona Chair -  Basic Stages of Manufacture
3. Steaming Natural Wood and Forming - The Thonet No14 Chair - Construction Techniques
4. Injection Moulding - The Manufacturing Process - Robin Day Polyprop Chair
5. Cutting and Shaping Tube and Welding - Robin Day Polyprop Chair - Manufacturing - Steel Frame
 
 
 
FUNDAMENTALS OF MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
 
Materials and their Working Properties Including Processing and Manufacture
 
1. An Introduction to Materials
2. Wood based Materials, Sustainable Forests, Processing and Manufacture
3. Synthetic Plastic, Bio-plastics, Processing and Manufacture
4. Metals, including Processing and Manufacture
5. Nano Materials
6. Composite Materials, including Processing and Manufacture
7. Compliant Materials - Examination Questions
8. Examination Questions - Materials, Metals and Polymers 1
9. Examination Questions - Materials, Metals and Polymers 2
 
10. Smart Materials and their Properties
 
11. Examination Questions - Materials - Finishes Questions / Answers
12. Examination Questions - More Materials - Finishes Questions / Answers
 
13. Prototyping / Models - Materials and Manufacture
 
JOINING, COMPONENTS, ADHESIVES AND FINISHES

1. Joining, Components, Adhesives and Finishes

2. Finishes - Woods, Metals and Plastics
 
PROPERTIES AND WORKING CHARACTERISTICS OF MATERIALS
 
VIDEO - PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS PART
 
1. Properties of Materials - 1
2.Properties of Materials - 2
3. Properties of Materials - Questions 1
4. Properties of Materials - Questions 2
 
COMMERCIAL AND WORKSHOP TESTING 
1. Materials - Hardness Testing
2. Tensile Strength and Elasticity Testing
3. Conductivity, Ductility and Malleability
4. Toughness Testing of Materials
PDF FILE - MATERIALS TESTING EXAMINATION QUESTION
 
Testing and Evaluation - Why?
Testing and Evaluation Sheet 1
Testing and Evaluation Sheet 2
 
Testing Materials in Industry
 
Materials Research / Development - a Practical Approach
Materials Research / Development Summary Sheet
 
COMMERCIAL PRACTICE
1. Industrial / Commercial Production and Distribution Methods
2. Quality Control, Quality Systems and Reducing Waste
Hazards, Risk Assessments and General Health and Safety
Standard Components
 
SUSTAINABILITY AND LIFE CYCLE
Sustainability, Recycling, Downcycling, Upcycling, Life Cycle
 
PRODUCTS WITH 'BUILT IN' ADJUSTMENT
1. Adjustable Products
Adjustable Products  -  Revision Cards
 
CAREERS AND OPPORTUNITIES (TO BE ADDED SOON)
 
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT - UNIT 2 (TO BE ADDED SOON)
 
DEMONSTRATING TEAMWORK AND COMMMUNICATION SKILLS (TO BE ADDED SOON)
 
POSSIBLE PROJECTS
Mechanical Toy
Wind Power Project
 
BALANCING TOY

1. Centre of Gravity, Centre of Rotation

2. Balancing Toys / Executive Toys
 
MORE DETAIL PROJECTS
Seating in Public Areas
Gardening for the Elderly
Office Task Light
Storage of Computer Gaming Equipment
Storage of Small Items in and Art Deco Style
Chalres Rennie Mackintosh and Storage
MP3 Docking Station
Table and Desktop Organisation
Educational Toys
Media Storage- The Storage of CDs, DVDs and Computer Games
Picnic Furniture
The Environment - Recycling Bins
Portability - Wheeled Devices
 
TEAMWORK
PDF FILE - POSTER - TEAMWORK AND MANAGEMENT
 
PDF FILE - WORK ROLE STARTER 1
PDF FILE - WORK ROLE STARTER 2
 
1. Introduction to Teamwork. Why is Teamwork Important?
 
SAMPLE PRODUCT - RESISTANT MATERIALS
SCHOOL MASS PRODUCTION LINE - BATCH MANUFACTURE
1. Sample RESISTANT MATERIALS Project - Envelope Holder - Team Batch Production
2. Choice of Materials and Planning Production - Batch Production
3. Organisation of a School Production Line - Resistant Materials
 

SAMPLE PRODUCT - GRAPHICS
HELPING PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN LEARN HOW TO TELL THE TIME

1. Sample GRAPHICS Project - Learning Clock Team Batch Production
RESOURCES - HELPING YOUNG CHILDREN TELL THE TIME
2. Organising a Production Line - Graphics Product
 
HOW TEAMS WORK
1 Design Idea to Design Concept (including Market Research)
2. Presentations to Clients / Customers
3. How to Plan a Presentation
4. Evaluation of a Presentation
 
RECORDING MEETINGS
Group Analysis of Ideas, Team Meeting and Group Discussion Sheet
 
ORGANISING YOUR TEAM
1. Teamwork Presentation - Sample Organisational Sheet
2. Planning and Working with other Students - Evidence Sheet
 
PDF FILE - TEAM PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE
 
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