Structures Post-16

Produced by the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), this book contains five design and make challenges and seven study files. The materials and activities help students to investigate structures and the use of resistant materials. The study units look at, and help students to practise, skills and techniques used in the production of structures. Design and make challenges Unit 1: Designing and Making a Lightweight Folding Projection Screen Unit 2: Designing and Making a Low Pressure Airbrushing System Unit 3: Designing and Making a Lightweight Fold-down Carrying Unit Unit 4: Designing and Making a Metamorphic Carton Unit 5: Space Frame Structures Study files • Notes on adhesive bonding • Joints in engineering structures • Making roll tubes • Structural elements • Structures fact file • Experimental tower • Types of structure

Show health and safety information

Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.


Published by


Share this resource


This resource is part of TEP Publications