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INTERACTIVE MOBILE PDF APPS FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY,
ENGINEERING, ELECTRONICS AND GRAPHICS

V.Ryan © 2019 - 2020

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALL AVAILABLE APPS ARE SET OUT BELOW
 
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 DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
 
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 D and T

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UPDATED 28/8/19
This app includes: An introduction to the NEA, What is Iterative Design? Takes pupils through the entire iterative design process, from start to finish, from identifying a context and problem, to sketching and model making, testing, critical analysis, developing and design, feedback, evaluation and every other stage. It links to detailed examples and generic advice. A must for pupils taking the NEA.
 

GUIDANCE - A DESIGN PORTFOLIO

THE NEA (NON-EXAMINATION ASSESSMENT)

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DESIGNERS, COMPANIES, ICONIC DESIGNS AND FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PRODUCT DESIGN
 

This app includes; Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Cubism, De Stiyl, Bauhaus (Modernism), Art Deco, Pop Art, Studio Alchimia and the Memphis Group.
 

ART MOVEMENTS

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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Art Movements

PowerPoint Version of Smart Learning Sheets on Art Movements

 
Updated 25/9/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Designers

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, ' Designers'.

 
Updated 25/10/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Exercise on Factors Influencing Design

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Factors Influencing Design'.

 
UPDATED 25/10/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Exercise on Further Factors Influencing Design

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Further Factors Influencing Design'.

 
Updated 25/10/19
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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Click here for mart Learning Exercise on Even More Factors Influencing Design

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Even More Factors Influencing Design'.

 
Updated 18/9/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Iconic Designs

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Iconic Designs'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Moral, Ethical, Environmental Issues relating to Design, Manufacturing and the Consumer.

PowerPoint version of the Smart Learning Sheets for this App.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Model Making

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Model Making and Prototypes'.

 
This app includes: A Range of Companies - Alessi, Apple Incorporated, Harley Davidson Motorcycles, Tesla, David Constantine and Motivation, Zaha Hadid Architects.  

COMPANIES

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Companies

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Companies'.

 

This app includes: What is Primary Data? What is secondary Data? Examples of Primary and Secondary Data Collection, What is Market Research? How Market Research can be carried out.

 

RESEARCH, INCLUDING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY DATA COLLECTION

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Primary and Secondary Data

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Primary and Secondary Research'.

 
GRAPHICS INCLUDING SHADING
 
This app includes: Shading Flat Surfaces, The Line Technique (Flat Surfaces), Shading Curved Surfaces, The Line Technique (Curved Surfaces), Coloured Pencil Shading Exercises, Shading technique for Natural Wood.  

SIMPLE SHADING TECHNIQUES
COLOURED PENCILS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Simple Shading Techniques - Coloured Pencils'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Simple Shading Techniques - Coloured Pencils'.

 
This app includes: Using Felt Pens (Fine and Brush Pens), Video Demonstrating Fine and Brush Felt Pens, Drawing a Craft Knife (exercise stage by stage) Including Felt Pen Rendering, MP3 Player - Draw and Render, Video Demonstratiung the MP3 Exercise.  

RENDERING WITH FELT PENS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Rendering with Felt Pens'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Rendering with Felt Pens'.

 
This app includes: Thick and Thin Line (Two Tone), Line Technique with Colour, Hatching Technique, Highlighting with Felt Pens and Coloured Pencils, Video (all the techniques)  

THICK AND THIN LINE TECHNIQUE
AND HIGHLIGHTING

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Thick and Thin Line Technique and Highlighting'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on' Thick and Thin Line Technique and Highlighting'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Isometric Drawing'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Isometric Drawing'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Oblique Projection'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Oblique Projection'.

 
This app includes: An Introduction to Single Point Perspective, How draw in Single Point Perspective and a series of more Advanced Exercises.  

SINGLE POINT PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Single Point Perspective'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on,'Single Point Perspective'.

 
This app includes: An Introduction to Two Point Perspective Drawing, How to Draw in Two Point Perspective, A Series of Exercises, from Basic to more Complex.  

TWO POINT PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Two Point Perspective'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Two Point Perspective'.

 
This app includes: An Introduction to Estimated Perspective Drawing, Three Exercises (increasing in difficulty).  

ESTIMATED PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Estimated Perspective Drawing'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Estimated Perspective'.

 
This app includes: Nets, Developments, Tessellations, Pyramids, Cones, Cuboids, Cylindrical Nets, Triangular Prisms, Popular Nets for Packaging and Projects  

NETS AND DEVELOPMENTS

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Click here for 'Fantasy Card Figures', Manufactured from Nets'.

 
This app includes: Pop-Up Letters and Characters, V-Fold Mechanisms, Constructing Symmetrical Pop-Ups, Rotary and Parallel Slide Mechanisms, Internal Stands, A Moving Face and Mouth, Pop-Up Projects.  

CARD MECHANISMS AND POP-UPS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Card Mechanisms and Pop-Ups'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Card Mechanisms and Pop-ups'.

 
This app includes: An Introduction to Graphic Writing Styles, Typography - The Basics, The Sun - Exercises and Examples, Energy and Emergency - Exercises and Examples, More Writing Style Exercises  

GRAPHIC WRITING STYLES

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Graphic Writing Styles'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Graphic Writing Styles'.

 
This app includes: Setting Up Paper on a Drawing Board Accurately, Basic Use of a T-Square and Set Square, Printing Accurately in Block Capitals, Printing in Lower Case Letters, Drawing Angles with Set Squares, exercises with T-Squares and Set Squares.  

T-SQUARES AND SET SQUARES

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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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Pictograms, Flowcharts, Sequence Drawings and Instruction Diagrams'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Pictograms, Flowcharts, Sequence Drawings, and Instruction Diagrams'.

 
 
 
ENERGY SYSTEMS AND PRODUCTION
 
Updated 29/8/20. This app includes Coal, Oil and Natural Gas, Fracking, Solar Power, Wind, Tidal, Wave, Hydro, Geothermal, Biofuels, Nuclear Power, the Archimedean Screw, Assorted Energy Storage Systems  

ENERGY PRODUCTION

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Energy Production

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Energy Production'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Energy Storage

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, E'nergy Storage'.

 
CAD and CAM, ICT IN DESIGN, MANUFACTURING, MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION
 
Updated for Engineering 14/9/20
This app covers: CAD, CAM, CNC, Advantages and Disadvantages of CAD/CAM, Manufacture of PCBs, 3D Printing, Laser Cuttering, Laser Sintering of Metals, Stereolithography, Water Jet Cutters and Vinyl Cutters
 

CAD / CAM

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on CAD and CAM

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'CAD / CAM'.

 

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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'ICT in Design, Manufacturing, Marketing and Distribution.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'ICT in Design, Manufacturing, Marketing and Distribution'.

 
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 Kinetic Energy, Classes of Lever, Centre of Gravity and Centre of Rotation  

FORCES AND MOTION

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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Forces and Motion

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Forces and Motion'.

 
Updated 29/8/20. This app includes: CAMS (Pear, Eccentric, Drop, and many more), Quick return Mechanism, Cranks and Crankshafts, Linkages, the Archimedean Screw and springs  

MECHANISMS

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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Mechanisms

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Mechanisms'.

 
Updated August 2020. This app includes: Understanding Frames, Triangulation, Beams and Sections, Frame Structures, History of Bridges, Making a Model and Testing, Bridge Disasters, Two Famous Structures.  

STRUCTURES

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Structures

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on Structures

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Gears and Pulley Systems.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Gears and Pulley Systems'.

 
 
 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Sources, Origins, Preparation of Natural Woods

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Sources, Origins, Preparation of Natural Woods'.

 
UPDATED 27/5/2019. 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 Production and Stock Forms of Metals.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, IRON, STEEL AND ALUMINIUM

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Sources, Origins of Iron, Steel and Aluminium

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Sources, Origins, Iron, Steel and Aluminium'.

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

SOURCES / ORIGINS OF POLYMERS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Sources / Origins of Polymers

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Sources / Origins of Polymers'.

 
This app includes: Sustainable Forests, How Paper and Card are Manufactured, the Structure of Corrugated Card, Composition of Laminated Card, Card and Board - Stock Forms.  

SOURCES, ORIGINS, PAPER AND BOARDS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Sources, Origins, Paper and Boards.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Sources, Origins, Paper and Boards'.

 
UPDATED 29/5/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Materials - Woods - Metals - Plastics

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Materials - Woods - Metals - Plastics'.

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

MORE COMMON PLASTICS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on More Common Plastics

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'More Common Plastics'.

 
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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Click here for the First Set of Smart Learning Sheets on 'Working with Polymers'

PowerPoint version of, 'First Set of Sheets'.

Click here for the Second Set of Smart Learning Sheets on 'Working with Polymers'.

PowerPoint version of, 'Second Set of Sheets'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Finishes for Polymers - Processes and Techniques'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets of, 'Finishes for Polymers - Processes and Techniques'.

 
This app includes: Workshop Tools and Equipment, Basic Manufacturing Techniques, Standard Components, Seals and Sealing Techniques, Binding Techniques.  

WORKING WITH PAPERS AND BOARDS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Working with Paper and Boards'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Working with Paper and Boards'.

 
This app includes: Common Papers and Boards - Cartridge Paper, Tracing Paper, Duplex Board, Solid White Board, Corrugated Board, Foil Lined Board, Paperboard, Box Quality Board, Bleed Proof Paper, Grid Paper, Ink Jet Card, Layout Paper, Newsprint  

MATERIALS - PAPERS AND BOARDS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Materials - Paper and Boards'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Materials - Paper and Boards'.

 
This app includes:

Stock Forms, Standard Fittings and Components( screws, bolts, dowel, nails and hinges), Workshop Tools and Equipment (drills, drill bits, files, glass paper, planes, coping saw, back saws, fret saw, chisels), Machines and Power Tools (woodworking lathe, router, sanding disc, steam bending, veneers, palm sander, hand sander, table circular saw, hand held circular saw).

 

WORKING WITH WOODS / TIMBER

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Working with Wood / Timber

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Working with Woods / Timber'.

 
Updated for Engineering 27/11/19
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), Using Jigs, 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
PART ONE

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Click here for the First Set of Smart Learning Sheets, for Working with Metals 'Part One'.

PowerPoint version of first set of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Working with Metals - Part One'.

Click here for the second set of Smart Learning Sheets for Working with Metals 'Part One'

PowerPoint version of Second Set of Smart Learning Sheets for, ' Working with Metals - Part One'.

 
This app includes: Hand Vice, Machine Vice, Spring Dividers, Calipers, Trammels, Toolmakers' Clamp, Vee Blocks, Angle Plates, Dial Indicators, Folding Bars, Manual Sheet Metal Folding Machine, Tinman's Snips, Bench Shears and Engineers Spirit Level.  

WORKING WITH METALS
PART TWO

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets for 'Working with Metals - Part Two'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Working with Metals Part Two'.

 
This app includes: Junior Hacksaw, Engineers Vice, Leg Vice (Solid Box Vice), Cutting Internal Threads using Taps, Cutting External Threads using Dies, Reamers, Piercing Saw, Radial Arm Drill and Cold Chisels.  

WORKING WITH METALS
PART THREE

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Working with Metals - Part Three'

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Working with Metals Part Three'.

 
This app includes: The ultimate Interactive Mobile PDF App (IMPA) - on the 'Skills of the Blacksmith - Forging'.
48 interactive slides, going through a range of skills such as twisting, drawing down, use of fullers and flatters, forging temperatures and metals, scrolling, flaring, punching and drifting, swages and swage blocks, welding and more......
 

THE SKILLS OF THE BLACKSMITH
FORGING

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This app includes: SDS Drill, Corded Drill, Cordless Drill, Power Screwdriver, Palm Sander, Sheet Sander, Power Planer, Router, Power Saw, Jigsaw and Hand Held Curcular Saw.  

HAND HELD POWER TOOLS

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This app includes: Machine Screws and Materials - T Head Bolt, Countersunk, Captive Bolts - Barrel Nut and Bolt, Double Ended Stud Bolts, Toggle Bolt, Hook Bolt, Coupling Nut and Grub Screw - Anchor Bolts, Self Tapping Screws, Integral Seal Screws, Allen Bolts - Wingnuts, Nylon Nuts and Bolts, Anti-theft Machine Screws, Self Drilling Machine Screws - Nuts and Washers  

MACHINE SCREWS, NUTS AND BOLTS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Machine Screws, Nuts and Bolts'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Machine Screws, Nut and Bolts'.

 

Updated 20/9/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Wood Finishes'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, ' Wood Finishes'.

Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Metal Finishes'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Metal Finishes'.

 

This app includes: Ball Pein hammer, Cross Pein hammer, Straight Pein Hammer, Pin hammer, Claw Hammer, Repousse hammer, Blocking hammer, Planishing hammer, Raising hammer, Collet hammer, Creasing hammer, Rubber / Nylon / Copper hammers, Smith's hammer and Club hammer.

 

ENGINEERS AND WOODWORKERS HAMMERS

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(Updated 23/9/20) This app includes: Pop Riveting, Cold Riveting, Brazing, Gas Welding, TIG, MIG, Electric Arc and Spot Welding, Plasma Cutting, Permanent and Temporary fittings such as split pins, lock nuts...…...

 

JOINING METAL INCLUDING TUBE

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Joining Metal including Tube'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Joining Metal Including Tube'.

 

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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on Common Woodworking Joints

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Common Woodworking Joints'.

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

MODERN MATERIALS

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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Modern Materials

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Modern Materials'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Proterties of Materials

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Properties of Materials'.

 
Updated 25/8/19
This app includes: Polymorph, Shape Memory Alloy (SMA), Hydrochromic, Thermochromic, Photochromic, Hydromorphic, Hydrocarbon Encaspulating Polymers, Aroma Pigments and Phosphorescent Pigments. In addition - Self-Healing Materials, (polymers, elastomers and concrete), Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTCs) and Piezoelectric Materials.
 

SMART MATERIALS

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Click here for Smart Learning Exercises on Smart Materials

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Smart Materials'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Composite Materials'.

PowerPoint Version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Smart Materials'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Knock-Down Fittings, Glues, Screws and Nails'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Knock-down Fittings, Glues, Screws and Nails'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Packaging and Associated Information'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Packaging and Assoicated information'.

 
This app includes: A Wide Range of Symbols - Recycling, Sustainability, Quality, Food Related Symbols, Information and Ingredients and many more. In total, 38 slides of symbols and their meanings.  

PACKAGING SYMBOLS

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Packaging Symbols'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, 'Packaging Symbols'.

 
Updated August 2020 - 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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on 'Printing Processes'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Printing Processes'.

 
SCALES OF PRODUCTION, QUALITY SYSTEMS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
 
Updated 25/10/19
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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Click here for Smart Learning Exercise on Scales of Production

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Scales of Production'.

 
 
 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Quality Systems'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Quality Systems'.

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

LIFE CYCLE - RECYCLING - 6Rs

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Life Cycle, Recycling and the 6Rs'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets for, ' Life Cycle, Recycling and the 6Rs'.

 
This app includes: Carbon Footprint, Replacing the Materials Economy, Environmental Modernism (Ecological Modernism), Designed to Repair and Maintain.  

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Environmental Issues'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Environmental Issues'.

 
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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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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Electronics - Circuit Symbols'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'Electronics - Circuit Symbols'.

 
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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Click here for Smart Learning Sheets on, 'PCBs and Soldering'.

PowerPoint version of Smart Learning Sheets on, 'PCBs and Soldering'.

 
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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EXAMINATION REVISION - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
 
SHORT MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
 

This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART ONE

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART ONE)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART TWO

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART TWO)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART THREE

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART THREE)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART FOUR

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART FOUR)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART FIVE

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART FIVE)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART SIX

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART SIX)

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This app includes: Short multiple choice questions, covering a range of understanding.

PART SEVEN

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE - (PART SEVEN)

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DESIGNERS AND COMPANIES
This app includes: Exam type questions on: Philippe Starck, Charles and Ray Eames, Charlotte Perriand and Zaha Hadid.  

DESIGNERS - (PART ONE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, Eileen Gray, Micheal Thonet, Marcel Breuer and Christopher Dresser.  

DESIGNERS - (PART TWO)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir, Bethan Gray, Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, Robin Day, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Harry Beck and Jorn Utzon.  

DESIGNERS - (PART THREE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Art and Crafts, Willaim Morris, Art Nouveau, Cubism, Art Deco, De Stijl, Pop Art, Ettore Sottsass. Memphis and the Bauhaus.  

DESIGNERS - (PART FOUR)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Alessie, Apple, Tesla, Owen Maclaren, David Constantine and Motivation.

 

DESIGNERS - (PART FIVE)

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WOODS / TIMBER
This app includes: Exam type questions on a range of equipment, used when manufacturing in wood. Such as: the Fretsaw, Sanding Disk, Machine Drill, Drill Bits, Hand Drill, G-Cramps, Sash Clamp, Smoothing and Jack Plane, Try Square, Marking Guage, Sliding Bevel, Tenon Saw, Bench Hook, Coping Saw, Chisels, Mortise Gauge and PVA Glue.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
MANUFACTURING WITH WOODS
(PART ONE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:

a range of screws, glues and KD fittings, often seen in examinations. Each slide / page has a link to a potential answer / guidance. One of many free apps found at technologystudent.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
SCREWS, GLUE AND KNOCK-DOWN JOINTS

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Wood Preparation from Felling to Seasoning, PAR and PBS, Stock Forms, Veneer, Hardwoods and Softwoods, a Selection of Natural and Mademade Woods, What is a Sustainable Forest, Sustainability Symbols, Introduction to the Wood Working Lathe, Laminated Wood, Life Cycle of Wood, and Forests.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
MANUFACTURING WITH WOODS
(PART TWO)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Decoupage, A range of woodworking joints such as Tenon Joints, Finger Joints, Dovetail Joints, Finishes such as Varnish, Oils, Waxes, Sellac, Paint and much more.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
MANUFACTURING WITH WOODS
(PART THREE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:

The Environment, Sustainability and Forests - For use with the Sustainability project and final task. Can be used on PCs and Mobile Devices.

 

SUSTAINABILITY TASK

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ENGINEERING / METALS
This app includes: Exam type questions on: The Buffing Machine, Drilling Machine, Hand Vice, Hacksaw, G-Cramp, Centre Punch, Dot Punch, Centre Square, Surface Gauge, Engineers Try Square, Hand File, Pipe Bender, Folding Bars, Vernier Calipers, Micrometer and Ballpein Hammer.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
ENGINEERING
(PART ONE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Shaping Machine, Buffing Machine, Drilling Machine, Vertical Miller, Horizontal Miller, Milling Tools, Engineering Centre Lathe, Lathe Techniques, Lathe Tools, The Machine Hacksaw, AND Maintenance and Safety Checks.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
ENGINEERING MACHINES
(PART ONE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Iron Ore, The Blast Furnace, Converter Process, Carbonising of Steel, What is an Alloy? Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Rust and Corrosion, Galvanising Processes, Aluminium Production, and Applications, Titanium, Laser Sintering, Press Sintering, Metal Foams and Applications.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
PROCESSING METALS
(PART ONE)

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Brazing Hearth, Brazing, Hardening and Tempering, Case Hardening, Normalising, Annealing of Aluminium, Commercial Annealing, Oxyacetylene Welding and Bronze Welding, Tig Welding, MI Welding, Electric Arc, and Spot Welding

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
WELDING, BRAZING AND HEAT TREATMENTS

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This app includes: Exam type questions on: Bolts, Pop Riveting, Cold Riveting, and a Range of Tube Fittings. Welding is already covered by one of the Apps above.  

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
JOINING METALS - 1

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:

Corrosion, Anodising, Machine Finishes, Oil Blacking, Chemical Blacking, Planishing, Powder Coating, Electroplating, Lacquer, Etching, Rubberising Spray, Vinyl Decals, Vinyl Stickers, Heat Press, Flocking, Electroless Plating, Hydrographic / Immersion Printing.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
FINISHES FOR METALS AND POLYMERS

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POLYMERS, SMART MATERIALS AND COMPOSITES
This app includes: Exam type questions on:

Definition of a Composite Material, Natural Wood as a Composite, Concrete, GRP, CFRP, Plywood and Laminates, Kevlar and Practical Applications, Definition of a Compliant Material, Practical Application of a Compliant Material.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
COMPOSITES - 1

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:

Covers all the common polymers including environmentally friendly polymers. Includes manufacturing processes such as Injection moulding, blow moulding, extrusion, compression and rotational moulding.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
MANUFACTURING POLYMERS - 1

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:

Polymorpth, Shape Memory Alloy, Muscle Wire, Hydrochromic Inks, Thermochromic Inks, Photochromic Inks, Hydromorphic Polymer, Hydrocarbon Encapsulating Polymers, Aroma Pigments, Phosphorescent Pigments, Self-healing Materials, Self-healing Concrete, Quantum Tunnelling Composite, Piezoelectric Materials.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
SMART MATERIALS

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MECHANISMS
 
This app includes: Exam type questions on:

A range of CAMs, Ratchet Mechanism, Quick Return Mechanism, Cranks and Crank Shafts, Linkages and Springs.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
MECHANISMS

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:
Gear Systems including; Gear Trains, Rack and Pinion, Bevel Gears, Compound Gears, Velocity Ratio, and much more.

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
GEARS

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This app includes: Exam type questions on:
Classes of Lever (Class One, Two and Three) - Types of Motion including Linear, Rotary, Oscillating, Reciprocating - Equilibrium, Effort, Fulcrum - Potential and Kinectic Energy - Compression, Tension and much more.....

 

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
LEVERS AND FORCES

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