Design and Technology

GCSE Resistant Materials Revision topics

Topic 1 – Material and components

1.1 Woods

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 1.2 Metals

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 1.3 Polymers

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 1.4 Composites

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 1.5 Modern and smart materials

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Topic 2 – Tools and Equipment

2.1 Marking out and measuring

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 2.2 Wasting

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Topic 3 – Industrial and commercial processes

3.1 Scale of production

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 3.2 Materials processing and forming 3.3 Joining methods 3.4 Adhesives 3.5 Heat treatment 3.6 Finishing techniques 3.7 Manufacturing processes for batch production 3.8 Health and safety

Topic 4 – Analysing products

4.1 Specification criteria 4.2 Materials and components 4.3 Manufacturing processes

Topic 5 – Designing products

5.1 Specification criteria 5.2 Designing skills 5.3 Application of knowledge and understanding.

Topic 6 – Technology

6.1 Information and communication technology (ICT)6.2 Digital media and new technology6.3 Computer-aided design computer-aided manufacturing (CADCAM)

Topic 7 – Sustainability

7.1 Minimising waste production7.2 Renewable sources of energy7.3 Climate change

Topic 8 – Ethical design and manufacture

8.1 Moral, social and cultural issues

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