Material Selection and Processing

The TEP Package

The package consists of:

  1. Multimedia CD-ROM: including a software selection tool, material property database and printable versions of the material selection charts.
  2. A3 full colour case study booklet: starting with a tutorial on product analysis, this booklet undertakes 3 case studies in order to demonstrate the concepts involved in successful selection. The case studies are useful for DT as a whole, but each is targeted at a slightly different audience:

    Each case study is about 8 sides and focuses on particular design issues for the product concerned. Web-ready versions of the tutorial and plug case study can be found on the main WWW site.

  3. A4 booklet of charts: containing a colour version of each of the 11 material selection charts with summarised information on its features and use as well as some simple questions; also included are B&W versions of the charts for photocopying.
  4. Teacher booklet: further details on selection charts and process selection as well as answers to all the questions raised in the Charts in Action and the Case Study booklet.

The package is priced 36 (+p&p) and can be ordered from Gastby TEP at 4/7 Red Lion Court, London EC4A 3EB..