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

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