Design Cycle and
Consumer Need   

Researching. Initial specification Anthropometrics,
Ergonomics, Surveys, Identifying 'Taget Markets' Designing solutions, development, Flow charts, Production methods, Quantity Production, Tolerance & Cost implications. Patent prtotection, Market Pull, Technology push, Materials evolution + products. Maintenace issues, life-cycle analysis, environemntal issues, recycling sustainable energy sources, -
e.g wave powerS-Shaped product curves

ICT Applications

Designers and their work. Designimg

Production Scales &
Packaging Implications

Product evaluation

Polymers (plastics) Type and classes