Engineering

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Unit 3

Solving Engineering Problems

 

Websites

http://engineershandbook.com/index.htm

http://www.bpf.co.uk/Plastipedia/Default.aspx

http://www.roymech.co.uk/Useful_Tables/Drawing/Drawing.html (BS 8888)

http://www.technologystudent.com

http://electronicsclub.info/

http://accessfm.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K00xt_cxbI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPvSFIqIfCk

http://www.cat.org.uk

http://www.enged.com.au

http://www.papertoys.com

http://www.stepin.org

http://ergonomics4schools.com

http://www.edutek.ltd.uk

http://www.dtonline.org

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design

http://www.howstuffworks.com

http://www.ohmfree.com

http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/education/

Textbooks

Godfrey N and Wallis S (2004)

GCSE Engineering Nelson Thornes ISBN 0748785515

Websites

 

 

Revision Check list.doc

LO1 understand effects of engineering achievements

describe engineering developments

Developments

Engineering

         Structural

         Mechanical

         Electronic

Engineers involved

         UK

         International

Key outputs

Applications

Technologies

Materials

explain effects of engineering achievements

Effects

         In the home

         In industry

         In society

explain how environmental issues affect engineering applications

Environmental issues

         Use

         Disposal

         Recycling

         Materials development

         Engineering processes

         Costs

         Transportation

         Sustainability

Applications

         Engineering processes

         Engineering products

 

LO2 understand properties of engineering materials

 

describe properties required of materials for engineering products

 

Engineering products

         Structural e.g. buildings, bridges

         Mechanical e.g. gearbox, crane, bicycle

         Electronic e.g. mobile phone, communications, alarm

Properties

         Tensile strength

         Hardness

         Toughness

         Malleability

         Ductility

         Conductivity

         Corrosive resistance

         Environmental degradation

         Elasticity

explain how materials are tested for properties

 

Tests

         Destructive tests

         Non-destructive tests

Properties

         Tensile strength

         Hardness

         Toughness

         Malleability

         Ductility

         Conductivity

         Corrosive resistance

         Environmental degradation

         Elasticity

select materials for a purpose

Materials

         Ferrous

         Non ferrous

         Thermoplastics

         Thermosetting plastics

         Smart

         Composite

LO3 Know forming processes of engineering materials

 

describe engineering processes

 

Processes

         Marking out

         Cutting

         Finishing

         Preparing

         Shaping

         Drilling

         Turning

describe applications of engineering

processes

 

Applications

         For material removal

         For shaping and manipulation

         For joining and assembly

         For heat and chemical treatment

 

LO4 be able to solve engineering problems

use mathematical techniques for solving engineering problems

 

Mathematical techniques

Use of formulae

         Ohms law

         Efficiency

Areas and volumes of geometric shapes

         Calculation

         Measuring

         Estimation

         Mean

         Units of measurement

o   Metric

o   Metres, millimetres

o   Pounds, pence

convert between isometric sketches and 3rd angle orthographic projection

 

 

 

Convert

         Section views

         Construction lines

         Centre lines

         Hidden detail

         Standard conventions

Marking criteria for exam question

 

analyse situations for engineering problems

 

 

Analyse

         Filter information

         Synthesise information

         Identify salient points

         Identify requirements

 

propose solutions in response to engineering problems

Propose solutions

         Communication

Logical structure