Developing Subject Knowledge in Design and Technology: Systems and Control

Overview

This book covers aspects of subject knowledge relating to: inputs and outputs in systems; feedback; introduction to circuits; transistors, resistors and capacitors. The main focus is an digital systems, but reference is also made to analogue systems. There is also a focus on electronic and computer-based systems, but reference is also made to pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

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Overview

This book covers aspects of subject knowledge relating to: inputs and outputs in systems; feedback; introduction to circuits; transistors, resistors and capacitors. The main focus is an digital systems, but reference is also made to analogue systems. There is also a focus on electronic and computer-based systems, but reference is also made to pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858562438
  • Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Pages: 118
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.34 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Gwyneth Owen-Jackson is a Lecturer in Education at the Open University, UK, and Line Coordinator for the PGCE Design and Technology She is an external examiner for Design and Technology and a scrutineer for the QCA.

John Myerson is an independent consultant for Design and Technology, and an ICT teacher adviser for Surrey LEA. He also works for the Design and Technology Association as a CADCAM trainer and for the QCA as Principal Scrutineer for GCSE and 'A' level D&T.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Systems 4
Electronics systems 14
Microprocessor control systems 19
Computer control systems 21
Logic systems 24
Logic sub-systems 50
Pneumatic systems 59
Introduction to basic electronics 71
Related Websites 105
Answers to Questions 106
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