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ANALYSIS EXERCISE - Sheet One
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Below are a number of analysis questions. You are to cut out each of the statements along the grey lines and arrange them in your order of priority on the following sheet.
|Will the design be safe ?|
|What materials are available ? What materials will be the most suitable?|
|How long will the product take to manufacture ?|
|How will the product be mass produced ? On a production line ?|
|What will the cost of ‘labour’ be ?|
|What is the best shape for the solution ?|
|What colour scheme will be most appropriate ?|
|What are the functions of the product ?|
|What type of circuit is required ? Is a timer required ? Are flashing lights needed ?|
|What special features need to be built into the designs ?|
|What ‘ergonomic’ factors need to be taken into account ?|
|What designs already exist ? What do you think of them ? Could they be improved ?|
|What are the addresses of manufacturers and suppliers who may help me design my product ?|
|Where can I collect research material to help me design ?|
|Who is going to buy my product ? What is the age group ?|
|Is my solution likely to solve the design problem ?|
|What equipment and machinery will I need for manufacture ?|
|What will be the overall size ?|
ANALYSIS EXERCISE - Sheet Two
Glue the analysis questions in the blank sections below, in your order of priority. When you have completed this write the analysis for your project using a word processor or by hand. Consider the presentation carefully. Use this sheet for reference.
1. Can you think of any more relevant questions that apply to your analysis?
2. Do any of the analysis questions listed above NOT apply to your project? If so, why?