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EXAMINATION QUESTIONS - 4

V. Ryan 2007-2017

 

1. Read the design specification outlined below. Use the information to sketch three different design ideas. You will gain marks for the quality of your sketches and the quality of notes.

 

 

A. The storage unit must hold at least 20 DVDs / CDs
B. It will be easy to use - DVDs can be stored away without much effort
C. The storage unit will be as light as possible so that it can be moved to a different location easily.
D. It will cost a maximum of twenty pounds to manufacture.
E. It will be safe to use as it will not have sharp edges. It will satisfy British and European safety standards.
F. It will be made from recycled material where possible.
G. It will be manufactured in a range of colours/shades.

 

IDEA 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

 
 
 
 
   
IDEA 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

 
 
 
 
 
IDEA 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES

 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Choose your best idea from question 1.

CHOSEN IDEA: IDEA NUMBER _________
 
Give two reasons for your selection of this idea as your best.
 
REASON ONE:
 
 
REASON TWO:
 
 

3. Look carefully at the materials listed below. Which TWO materials would you use for constructing a model of your DVD storage unit design. Underline your choice of materials.

 

BALSA - STEEL - CARD - PINE -MAHOGANY - MDF - OAK - COPPER

 
4. Give two reasons for your choice of modelling materials.
 
REASON 1:
 
EXPLANATION:
 
 
5. Look at the sample CD storage unit.
 

 
What material is the most suitable for its manufacture?
 
MATERIAL:___________________________
 
REASON(S):
 
 
 
   
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