Engineering Design Process
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What is the First Step of the Engineering Design Process

    answer choices

    Testing Solutions

    Designing Solutions

    Identifying the Problem

    Planning Solutions

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What two things determine whether or not engineering solutions are successful?

    answer choices

    If it stays within the constraints

    If it looks cool

    If it solves a problem

    If it meets the criteria

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. An engineer has designed and built a prototype to improve the brake system of a car. What is the next step that the engineer should take in the process?
    answer choices
    Test the prototype.
    Make sketches of the prototype.
    Identify constraints.
    Collect and analyze the test results. 
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    During which step of the Design Process do you experiment with the prototype under controlled conditions and collect /record data?

    answer choices

    Test the Model

    Construct a Model

    Identify Failure Points

    Reflect and Redesign

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Which word best describes a constraint?
    answer choices
    option
    opportunity
    limitation
    goal
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. When finding the solution to an engineering problem, there is/are usually 
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    only one possible correct solution
    a very limited number of possible correct solutions
    many possible correct solutions
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which step of the Design Process involves communicating the results of your tests

    answer choices

    Identify the Problems

    Plan Solutions

    Identify Failure Points

    Reflect and Redesign

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. When generating a solution, a designer creates either a model or a ________________.
    answer choices
    drawing
    report
    design brief
    prototype
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    If your initial design doesn't fully solve the problem or meet the challenge, you must go back and revise your plan. This is part of which step in the Design Process?

    answer choices

    Create a Model

    Redesign and Reflect

    Identify Problems

    Plan Solutions

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which answer (or answers) best describes criteria?

    answer choices

    how the model could fail

    the limits of the model

    what the model must look like

    what the model must do

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Engineer Problems can be solved using ...

    answer choices

    A system

    A machine

    A structure

    All of the above

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The image above represents

    answer choices

    constraints

    criteria

    failure points

    diagram of solutions

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the main goal of the design process?
    answer choices
    To write reports
    To make things
    To make charts and graphs
    To find solutions to problems
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Anthony makes a paper bridge between two stacks of books. It collapses when he pushes a toy car across it. Which material would NOT help him improve the bridge?
    answer choices
    Markers
    Paper
    Straws
    Tape
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What order do the steps of the Design Process go in?

    answer choices

    Identify Problem, Plan Solutions, Create Model, Test Model, Reflect and Redesign

    Imagine, Ask, Plan, Improve, Create, Communicate

    Ask, Plan, Create, Imagine, Improve, Communicate

    Ask, Improve, Communicate, Brainstorm, Create, Plan

  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q.

    This diagram is an example of what step in the engineering design process?

    answer choices

    Create a model

    Plan solutions

    Identify Failure points

    Improve upon failure points

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q.

    You try, you fail

    you try, you fail

    you try, you fail

    It's OK if you fail as long as you keep doing this step in the engineering design process...

    answer choices

    Think about why you failed

    Quit

    Improve upon failure points

    Create a new problem

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the follow do you NOT need to keep in mind as you plan your solution?
    answer choices
    The criteria you will be evaluated on
    The supplies available
    Who you are partners with
    Your partner's ideas
  • Question 19
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    Q.

    You begin to create a prototype of your design only to find that your solution isn't working at all. What should you do?

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    Add more tape

    Go back to an earlier stage and choose another solution

    Blame your partner

    Keep going and hope it will be ok

  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A simple machine that allows you to test your design.

    answer choices

    solution

    design

    prototype

    failure point

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