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INTERACTIVE MOBILE PDF APPS FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

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These pdf apps are ideal for revision, theory lessons, preparation for examinations and independent learning. They can be stored and used on schools systems and distributed to pupils and students. They are interactive and link to further information from technologystudent.com. They can be used without an internet connection, as a stand-alone revision and learning tool. No editing allowed.
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DESIGNERS, ICONIC DESIGNS AND FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PRODUCT DESIGN
 
This app includes eleven designers including:
Philippe Starck, Charlotte Perriand, Zaha Hadid, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Margaret Kalver and Jock Kinneir, Micheal Thonet, Eileen Gray, Marcel Breuer, Robin Day, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Harry Beck
 

DESIGNERS

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This app includes Planned and Perceived Obsolescence, Crowd Funding, Fair Trade, Cooperatives, Product Development, Inclusive Design, Adjustable Products, Advertising and Biomimetic Design  

FACTORS INFLUENCING DESIGN

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This app includes: What is an Iconic Design? and an explanation of sixteen more iconic designs - Polyprop Chair, Thonet No14 Chair, Sydney Opera House, Juicy Salif, LC4 Chaise Longue Chair, Whistling Bird Kettle, Anna G Corkscrew, Apple iPhone, Mackintosh Chairs, Eames Lounge Chair, London Underground Map, Bibendum Chair, Charlton Dresser, Barcelona Chair, Mclaren Buggy, MB 118 Chair,  

ICONIC DESIGNS

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ENERGY SYSTEMS AND PRODUCTION
 
This app includes Coal, Oil and Natural Gas, Fracking, Solar Power, Wind, Tidal, Wave, Hydro, Geothermal, Biofuels, Nuclear Power, Assorted Energy Storage Systems  

ENERGY PRODUCTION

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CAD and CAM, ICT IN DESIGN, MANUFACTURING, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
 
This app covers: CAD, CAM, CNC, Advantages and Disadvantages of CAD/CAM, Manufacture of PCBs, 3D Printing, Laser Cuttering and Vinyl Cutters  

CAD / CAM

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This app covers: ICT as a marketing tool, Barcodes and QR Codes, the Role of ICT in Design, 3D Models and Prototyping, E-Commerce and the Consumer - including EDI

Use this app in conjunction for the CAD/CAM app (above)

 

ICT IN DESIGN, MANUFACTURING, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION

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MECHANISMS, FORCES AND MOTION, CAMS, GEARS AND PULLEYS
 
This app includes: Types of Forces, Movement and Motion, Struts and Ties, Static and Dynamic Loads, Mechanical Advantage, Potential and Kinetci Energy, Classes of Lever, Centre of Gravity and Centre of Rotation  

FORCES AND MOTION

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This app includes: CAMS (Pear, Eccentric, Drop, and many more), Quick return Mechanism, Cranks and Crankshafts, Linkages and springs  

MECHANISMS

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This app includes: Spur Gears and Simple Gears, Gear Trains and Idler Gears, Drawing Gears, Compound Gears, Rack and Pinion, Bevel Gears, Worm Gears, Gears and Calculations, Pulley Systems, Belt Drive, Pulley Calculations  

GEARS AND PULLEY SYSTEMS

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ALL ABOUT MATERIALS
 
This app includes: The World Distribution of Natural Woods, the Preparation of Timber for Commercial Use (rough sawing, seasoning and planning), Stock Forms and Sustainable Forests.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, PREPARATION OF NATURAL WOODS

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This app includes: Extraction of Iron Ore to the manufacture of Iron Ore Pellets, Where is Iron Ore Mines? The Blast Furnace, The Modern Converter Process (steel) and Stock Forms of Metals.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, PIRON AND STEEL

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This app includes: Hardwoods, Softwoods, Wrought Iron, Alloys (including steel), Non-Ferrous Metals, Compliant Boards (manmade boards), Thermosetting Plastics, Thermoplastics and Packaging Materials  

MATERIALS -WOODS - METALS - PLASTICS

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This app includes: How Polymers are Manufactured, Thermoplastic Elastomers, Nylon (polyamide) and Polyurethane and Foam Rubber.  

MORE COMMON PLASTICS

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This app includes: Preparation for Applying a Finish to Woods, Varnish, Wax, Oils, Paints, Shellac, Wood Dye.
Metal Finishes - Machine Finishes, Anodising, Paint, Annealing, Oil Blacking, Electroplating, Galvanising, Case Hardening, Hardening and Tempering, Planishing, Lacquer, Poweder Coating, Polishing, and Etching.

 

WOOD AND METAL FINISHES

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This app includes: Pop Riveting, Cold Riveting, Brazing, Gas Welding, Permanent and Temporary fittings such as split pins, lock nuts...…...

 

JOINING METAL INCLUDUNG TUBE

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This app includes: Mortise and Tenon Joints, Finger Joints, Dovetail Joints, Bridle Joints, Shoulder / Rebate / Lapped joints. The first in a series on Joining Materials.

 

COMMON WOODWORKING JOINTS

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This apps includes: Polymorph, PLA (Polylactide), Biopol, Oxo-degradable Plastics, Flexiply, Titanium, Graphene, Metal Foams and Nano Materials  

MODERN MATERIALS

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This apps includes: Includes; Strength, elasticity, plasticity, ductility, tensile strength, malleability, toughness, hardness, conductivity, absorbency, density and fusibility. The testing of materials for all the properties mentioned above. AND Commercial Testing.  

PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

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This app includes: Polymorph, Shape Memory Alloy (SMA), Hydrochromic, Thermochromic, Photochromic, Hydromorphic, Hydrocarbon Encaspulating Polymers, Aroma Pigments and Phosphorescent Pigments.  

SMART MATERIALS

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This app includes: Definition of Composites, Natural Woods, Glass Reinforced Plastic, Carbon Reinforced Polymer, Concrete, Reinforced Concrete, Plywood, Kevlar.  

COMPOSITE MATERIALS

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This app includes: Knock-Down Fittings, Screws, Nails, Glues for Wood, Glue for Plastics and Super Glue.  

KNOCK-DOWN FITTINGS, GLUES, SCREWS AND NAILS

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PACKAGING AND PRINTING PROCESSES
 
This app includes: Functions of Packaging, Packaging Materials, Smart Materials for Packaging, Die Cutting, Common Symbols, Blister Packaging and Biodegradable Inks  

PACKAGING AND ASSOCIATED INFORMATION

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This app includes: Letterpress, Rotary Press, Screen Printing, Lithography, Foil Blocking, Photocopying, UV Varnishing, Laminating, Embossing, Die Cutting, Direct Printing, Sublimation Printing, Flexographic Printing and Web-Fed Systems  

PRINTING PROCESSES

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SCALES OF PRODUCTION, QUALITY SYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
 
This app includes: Single Item, Batch, Continuous, Just in Time, Lean, Computer Integrated Manufacture, Remote, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Globalisation  

SCALES OF PRODUCTION

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This app includes: Quality Assurance, Quality Control, British Standards and the Kite Mark, Comformite European, Tolerance Checks, Standard Components, Health and Safety and Risk Assessments.  

QUALITY SYSTEMS

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This app includes: Life Cycle, Life Cycle Energy Analysis, Closed Loop Recycling, Upcycling, Downcycling, 6Rs and Revision Cards  

RECYCLING

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