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Design Brief - The manager of a local 'super store' has asked you to design a promotional display for the entrance to the store that can be used to promote a product of your choice.

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Design Brief The manager of a local 'super store' has asked you to design a promotional display for the entrance to the store that can be used to promote a product of your choice. The display needs to be interactive, so it will operate when someone enters the store or stands in front of the display. You have been asked to design and make a working model of this, to show how it will work. http://disney.go.com/DisneyPictures/monstersinc/index2.html Week Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Introduction Theory Research Design Time Plan Manufacture Evaluation Notes: 1. The final coursework deadline is: Easter 2. This planner does not include half terms or holidays. Integrated Circuits A 555-timer chip can provide an astable (one state) or a monostable (constantly changing) output. When the voltage between the trigger pin 2 and ground pin 1 falls (press switch) pin 3 voltage rises and discharge pin 7 is disconnected. The capacitor charges until threshold pin 6 and ground reach 2/3 supply, pin 3 voltage falls and pin 7 reconnects. ...read more.

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materials, components and processes used) * where the information came from (e.g. a book, the Internet, a magazine) Tip: The following web site will help get you started: http://www.performancecompanies.com/product.html Questionnaire In my survey I asked the following questions: 1. Do you believe there is a need for promotional displays? ? Yes ? No 2. Which type of display do you prefer? ? Static ? Interactive 3. Which of the following outputs do you prefer? ? Light ? Sound ? Movement 4. Do you prefer to buy traditional or contemporary designs? ? Traditional ? Contemporary 5. How much would you be willing to pay for a promotional display? Less than �5 ? �5 - �10 ? �10 - �15 ? more than �15 ? Thank you for your time Tip: Use this questionnaire to find out what the user wants. Ask family and friends do not ask people that you do not know! To achieve a higher level you will need to include some questions of your own. The following web site will help get you started: http://www.performancecompanies.com/product.html Research From my research it is apparent that my design must: Tip: In this section you must write about how your research relates to your design (e.g. ...read more.

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Ask teacher to cut mould, leave pattern in mould, clamp and use pillar drill to drill holes. Wear safety goggles. Clear and tidy workshop. 7. Joining. Attach PCB and components. Print graphic image on self-adhesive paper or use spray adhesive in a well-ventilated area and attach to mould. Clear and tidy workshop. Tip: Use this guide with advice from your teacher to help you write a plan for your own project, this can be a simple flowchart or a sequence diagram (comic strip). Include quality control, health and safety points and say how long you think each stage will take. The Final Product Use photographs/pictures, text and comments to show: * your final promotional display * how well the promotional display worked (refer to the specification) * how you could improve the promotional display (e.g. more features, colour or greater movement) Also write about improvements that you could make to: * your approach to the research * your approach to the design work * your approach to the planning * your work in class * your homework Tip: Keep the evaluation simple. Do not give excuses but state facts. Explain any problems that you may have had and how you overcame them. Say what the users think about your work. 1 1 (c) C. Jeffcoate 2002 1 1 1 ...read more.

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