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INTERACTIVE MOBILE PDF APPS FOR ENGINEERING

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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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MATHEMATICS IN ENGINERING
 
This app includes: An introduction to aspects of Maths, that are likely to appear in the final examination. It links to detailed examination questions and worked answers. Ideal for revision.  

MATHS IN ENGINEERING

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IMPORTANT - CLICK HERE TO GO THE THE MATHS SECTION OF THIS SITE FOR A VAST RANGE OF QUESTIONS AND WORKED ANSWERS ON MATHEMATICS IN ENGINEERING
 
 
 
ENGINEERING MATERIALS - INCLUDING PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
 
UPDATED 27/5/2019 for Engineering
This app includes; Strength, elasticity, plasticity, ductility, tensile strength, malleability, toughness, hardness, conductivity, absorbency, density and fusibility, yield strength, stiffness, stress, ultimate tensile strength and Young's Modulus. The testing of materials for all the properties mentioned above. Cold working AND Commercial Testing.
 

PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

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UPDATED 27/5/2019 for Engineering. This app includes: Extraction of Iron Ore to the manufacture of Iron Ore Pellets, Where is Iron Ore Mined? The Blast Furnace, The Modern Converter Process (steel), Aluminium and Stock Forms of Metals.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, IRON, STEEL AND ALUMINIUM

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This app includes: covers Crude Oil to Polymers and Plants to Bioplastics.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, POLYMERS

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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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UPDATED 26/5/2019 for Engineering
This app includes: Wrought Iron, Alloys (including steel), Non-Ferrous Metals, Compliant Boards (manmade boards), Thermosetting Plastics, Thermoplastics and Structural Woods.
 

ENGINEERING MATERIALS

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

MODERN 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: Recycling Symbols for common materials - Revision app, interspaced with examination questions, with links to helpful information. Suitable for D and T and Engineering. Ideal as extension work  

RECYCLING SYMBOLS FOR COMMON MATERIALS and EXAMINATION QUESTIONS

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ENGINEERING PROCESSES
Updated for Engineering 15/6/19
This app includes: Stock Forms, Standard Fittings / Components (pop rivets, cold rivets, screws, bolts, split pins, lock nuts etc...), general Workshop Tools and Equipment (drilling, hacksaw, junior hacksaw, machine hacksaw, punches, buffing, files), Engineering Machines (centre lathe, horizontal miller, vertical miller, shaping machine, compression moulding), Casting (Aluminium and Pewter Casting) and Press Sintering of Metals.
 

WORKING WITH METALS

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UPDATED 27/5/2019 for Engineering
This app includes: Corrosion, Machine Finishes, Anodising, Paint, Annealing, Oil Blacking, Electroplating, Galvanising, Case Hardening, Hardening and Tempering, Planishing, Lacquer, Poweder Coating, Polishing, and Etching. Upper and Lower Critical Points, Normalising and Annealing, Carbonising of Steel

 

FINISHES TO METALS AND MODIFYING SURFACE STRUCTURES

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

 

JOINING METAL INCLUDING TUBE

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This app includes: Polymers Stock Forms and Sections, Standard Fittings and Components, Workshop Tools and Equipment, Glues, Commercial and Industrial Process such as Injection Moulding, Blow Moulding, Compression Moulding, Vacuum Forming, Rotational Moulding, Laser Cutting and more.......  

WORKING WITH POLYMERS

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This app includes: Paint Spraying, Rubberising, Heat Transfer, Vinyl Decals, Vinyl Stickers, Flocking, Polishing, Laser Etching, Electroless Plating and Hydrographic / Immersion Printing.  

FINISHES FOR POLYMERS - PROCESSES AND TECHNIQUES

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ENGINEERING SKILLS INCLUDING WORKING DRAWINGS AND SCHEMATIC PRESENTATIONS
 
This app includes: An Introduction to Third Angle Projection, Adding Dimensions, How to Draw in Third Angle Orthographic, First Angle Orthographic Projection.  

ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION

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This app includes: Isometric Drawing and Designers, Isometric Projection - an Explanation, Drawing an Isometric Cube, Isometric Grid Paper, Drawing Isometric Circles, Drawing Isometric Cylinders, Isometric Exercises.  

ISOMETRIC DRAWING - 1

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This app includes: An Introduction to Oblique Projection, How to Draw Basic Shapes, Circles and Cylinders in Oblique, Drawing a Camera in Oblique.  

OBLIQUE PROJECTION

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This app includes: Questionnaire to Pictogram, Sample Pictograms, Examination Question, Flowcharts, Pictorial Flowcharts, Sequence Drawings and Instruction Diagrams.  

PICTOGRAMS, FLOWCHARTS, SEQUENCE DRAWINGS AND INSTRUCTION DIAGRAMS

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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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This app includes; Mechanical Systems (Springs), Pheumatics, Hydraulics, Flywheels, Batteries, Energy Saving Devices and Large Scale Energy Storage Systems.  

ENERGY STORAGE

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CAD and CAM, ICT IN DESIGN, MANUFACTURING, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
 
Updated for Engineering 15/6/19
This app covers: CAD, CAM, CNC, Advantages and Disadvantages of CAD/CAM, Manufacture of PCBs, 3D Printing, Laser Cuttering, Laser Sintering of Metals, Stereolithography 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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SYSTEMS, MECHANISMS, CAMS, GEARS AND PULLEYS, FORCES
 
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: 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: 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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SYSTEMS - ELECTRONICS
 
This app includes: Common symbols for circuits, from switches to diodes, to resistors and lots more......required for electronic circuit design.  

ELECTRONICS - CIRCUIT SYMBOLS

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This app includes: What are PCBs? Designing a Circuit, Manufacturing Printed Circuit Boards, Adding Components to a PCB, Industrial Production of PCBs, Video - Soldering a PCB  

PCBs AND SOLDERING

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This app includes: An Introduction to the 555 Timer, Monostable and Astable Circuits  

555 INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

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This app includes: An Introduction to Resistors, Resistors in Series and Parallel Circuits, Potential Dividers, Light Dependent Resistors, Thermistors, Preset Resistors and Potentiometers / Variable Resistors.  

RESISTORS

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Updated 23/7/2019: This app includes: An Introduction to Transistors, Simple use of Transistors, Darlington Pair, Transistor Breadboard Circuit, Transistor Formulas, Dual Transistor Multivibrator Circuit, Field Effect Transistors (FETS)  

TRANSISTORS

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This app includes: An Introduction to the 741 Op-Amp, Op-Amps used as Amplifiers with Sensors, Op-Amps as Comparators and Videos of 741 Circuits.  

741 OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER AND COMPARATOR

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This app includes: Systems Diagrams, Closed Loop and Open Systems, Inputs Processing and Outputs, Analogue and Digital Signals  

A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO DESIGN INCLUDING SYSTEMS PROCESSING

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Updated 23/7/2019: This app includes: an introduction to ICs and a range of standard components such as Batteries, LEDs, Bulbs, Resistors, Preset Resistors, Variable Resistors, Diodes, Zener Diodes, Light Dependent Resistors, Thermistors, Thyristors, Transistors, relays, and a range of switches  

INTEGRATED CIRCUITS AND STANDARD COMPONENTS

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This app includes: an introduction to PIC Microcontrollers including software and programming, Inputs-Process-Outputs, Example Microcontroller Circuits.  

PIC MICROCONTROLLERS

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This app includes: What is Digital Electronics, logic Gates, Logic Tables, A Range of Sample Logic Circuits, Examination Questions and Answers.  

DIGITAL LOGIC GATES

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MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS - 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: Carbon Footprint, Replacing the Materials Economy, Environmental Modernism (Ecological Modernism), Designed to Repair and Maintain.  

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

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FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DESIGN OF ENGINEERED PRODUCTS
 
This app includes: Systems Diagrams, Closed Loop and Open Systems, Inputs Processing and Outputs, Analogue and Digital Signals  

A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO DESIGN INCLUDING SYSTEMS PROCESSING

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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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UPDATED FOR ENGINEERING 9/6/19 This app includes: Maintenance, Repairability and Product Design, Design Strategies, Customer Profiles, Role of a Focus Group, Market Research and Design Fixation.  

FURTHER FACTORS INFLUENCING DESIGN

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This app includes: What is Technology Push? What is Market Pull? Brand Identity, What is a Trend? What is Copyright? What is a Patent? What is a Registered Trademark?  

EVEN MORE FACTORS INFLUENCING DESIGN

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This app includes: A range of issues faced by designers, manufacturers, consumers and Governments - relating to product design, manufacture and the environment.  

MORAL, ETHICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATING TO DESIGN, MANUFACTURING AND THE CONSUMER

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MODELLING AND TESTING
 
UPDATED 18/4/19 This app includes: Why make a Model, Physical Models, CAD Models, Spreadsheets, Modelling Materials, Model Making Tools and Equipment and Sample Models (Architectural, Systems, Card etc...)  

MODEL MAKING AND PROTOTYPES

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