Flashcards in Technology In The Home Deck (58)
What is technology?
It is a practical use of science in our lives
What are the advantages of technology?
Convenient less labour
More time for friends and family
What are the disadvantages of technology?
Difficult to handle and clean
Disposing machines bad for enviroment
Jobs can be better by hand
Spelling skills are lost
How do you choose household appliances?
Cost, energy efficiency, quality, safety, needs, specifications, design, guarantee, after-sales service
What are the main types of household appliances?
Appliances with a motor,
Appliances with a heating element
Big appliance with both an element
What are the features of a an electric hob?
What are the features of a gas hob?
Surface composition grill, push button ignition, pilot light
What are the functions of halogen rings?
It heats up quickly, easy to control
What is the function dual ring?
Only heats up one ring, uses less energy
What is the function of the induction hob?
It only heats the saucepan doesn't burn hand
What is the functions split level?
oven is separate to the hob could be in eye level or lower
What is the function of a surface combustion grill?
Small flames over the heating surface to give a larger grilling area
What is the function of a pilot light or push button ignition
To light a gas cooker
What ar the features of an electirc or gas grill
What is the function of a dual grill
Allows one half of the grill to be used for small amounts of food
What are the features of an electric and gas oven?
Glass-panelled external oven door, removeable drop-down door and oven roof, cool touch doors, stay-clean or self-cleaning oven linings
What are the functions of a removable drop-down door or oven roof
For easy cleaning
What are the functions of a cool touch doors
What is the function of a stay clean or self cleaning oven linings
To keep it clean for longer
What are the features of an electric oven?
Multifunction ovens, auto timer
What is the feature of a multifunction oven
Adjusts to suit different cooking conditions
What is the function of an auto timer
Pre-set to switch itself on and off automatically
What is the feature of a gas oven?
Oven flame-failure device
What is the function of the oven flame failure device?
Safety feature to stop gas flow if burner goes out
What is the function of the thermostat
It keeps the oven at the temperature set on the control dial
Name the three transfers of heat?
Radiation, conduction and radiation
What type of heat transfer does the hob do?
What type of heat transfer does the grill do?
What type of heat transfer does the oven do?