How we use systems in designing

In this lesson, we will learn about a systems approach to designing and how we can control products.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Select whether these components are inputs, process or output components.

Light

Select one (1) boxes

Buzzer

Select one (1) boxes

Pressure switch

Select one (1) boxes

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Q2.This mouse is an input component because

Look at this image of a computer mouse

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Q3.True or false - this hand is using an electrical system to make decisions?

Look at this image of a prosthetic hand

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Q1.Select whether these components are inputs, process or output components.

Light

Select one (1) boxes

Buzzer

Select one (1) boxes

Pressure switch

Select one (1) boxes

1/3

Q2.This mouse is an input component because

Look at this image of a computer mouse

2/3

Q3.True or false - this hand is using an electrical system to make decisions?

Look at this image of a prosthetic hand

3/3

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How we use systems in designing

You have done so well today, have a go at these questions.

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Question 3

Q1.What is a system known as that gives feedback and makes decisions?

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Q2.Are the following examples closed or open loop systems?

A boiling kettle.

Switching on a light to read.

Streetlights coming on at night.

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Q3.True or false, closed loop systems use sensors and timers to monitor?

3/3

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How we use systems in designing

You have done so well today, have a go at these questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 2

Question 3

Question 3

Question 3

Q1.What is a system known as that gives feedback and makes decisions?

1/3

Q2.Are the following examples closed or open loop systems?

A boiling kettle.

Switching on a light to read.

Streetlights coming on at night.

2/3

Q3.True or false, closed loop systems use sensors and timers to monitor?

3/3

Lesson summary: How we use systems in designing

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