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Define
Functional properties

The qualities in a material must posses in order to be fit for purpose e.g. The correct weight, grade, size.

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Define
Mechanical properties

The materials reaction to physical forces e.g. Strength, plasticity, ductility, hardness, brittleness, malleability.

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Application

The quality of being usable for a particular purpose or in a special way; relevance.

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Advantages/disadvantages

Qualities and features favourable to success or failure.

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Define
Processes

A description of the systematic series of actions needed to produce something.

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Define
Structural composition

How a material is made up

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Characteristics

Recognisable features that help to identify or differentiate one process from another.

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Define
Preparation

Action required before a process can begin.

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Define
Production/manufacture

The process of manufacture

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Define
Concept

The general idea behind the use of quality assurance systems.

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Define
Principles

The distinct reasons for health and safety legislation.

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Impact

Effects felt as a result of mans intervention/modern systems.

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Define
Sources

Raw materials for processing.

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Define
Responsibilities

The duty and obligations of developed countries.

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Define
Aesthetic properties

The visual quality materials