OCR Product Design for GCSE

OCR Product Design for GCSE

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By (author) Austin Strickland, By (author) Bob White, By (author) Philip Clarke, By (author) Geoff Hancock

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  • Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
  • Format: Paperback | 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 244mm x 10mm | 488g
  • Publication date: 29 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340982004
  • ISBN 13: 9780340982006
  • Illustrations note: 300
  • Sales rank: 785,604

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Foster understanding and problem-solving with this text which encourages the innovation and creativity at the heart of the OCR specifications. OCR Product Design for GCSE, written by a team of experts, offers complete coverage of the OCR specifications. Underpinning theoretical knowledge is described using clear language, concise explanations and numerous full-colour illustrations. - Reference content to each of the GCSE units to ensure that both practical and examined work demonstrate a thorough understanding of the topic - Engage and motivate your students with illustrations, photographs and exemplar student projects throughout - Provide hints, tips and guidance on good practice, including how to avoid common candidate mistakes

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Table of contents

PRODUCT DESIGN OVERVIEW 1.1 What is product design? 1.2 OCR GCSE Product Design CHAPTER 2 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS, RESEARCHING NEEDS AND WRITING A SPECIFICATION 2.1 Developing and writing a design brief 2.2 Research and analysis 2.3 Your design specification CHAPTER 3 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - GENERATING DESIGN IDEAS 3.1 Generating and communicating design ideas 3.2 Drawing and communication techniques 3.3 Enhancement techniques 3.4 Communicating design ideas - annotation CHAPTER 4 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - MODELLING 4.1 What is a model? 4.2 Concept modelling 4.3 Testing the function 4.4 Computer modelling 4.5 Modelling materials 4.6 Finishing models CHAPTER 5 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - USING ICT 5.1 Introducing PowerPoint(r) 5.2 Computer-aided design (CAD) 5.3 Computer-aided manufacture (CAM) CHAPTER 6 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - TESTING AND EVALUATION 6.1 Testing and evaluating your design 6.2 Testing your product design solution 6.3 Evaluating your product design solution CHAPTER 7 PRODUCT DESIGN TOOLBOX - DESIGN INFLUENCES 7.1 The Design Influences 7.2 Fashion 7.3 Obsolescene 7.4 New and emerging technologies 7.5 How have the design influences been applied? CHAPTER 8 UNIT A551: DEVELOPING AND APPLYING DESIGN SKILLS 8.1 Unit A551 Controlled Assessment CHAPTER 9 UNIT A552: DESIGNING AND MAKING - THE INNOVATION CHALLENGE CHAPTER 10 UNIT A553: MAKING, TESTING AND MARKETING 10.1 Overview 10.2 The portfolio content 10.3 IAO4 - Prototype manufacture 10.4 IAO5 - Testing, evaluating and marketing 10.5 Real-world manufaturing 10.6 Your marketing presentation CHAPTER 11 UNIT A554: DESIGN INFLUENCES 11.1 The written exam