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Key terms and Spelling List - Year 8 Design Technology
  • Product Design
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    Resistora component that limits and controls the flow of current 
    Capacitora component that stores electrical energy 
    Pewtera metal alloy containing tin and another metal, such as bismuth, copper or antimony 
    Alloya metal made by combining two or more metallic elements 
    Orea metal-bearing mineral or rock 
    PCBa printed circuit board is use for soldering components onto 
    Transistora component that is an electronic switch and a current amplifier 
    Ferrous metalany metal containing iron and may rust 
    Non-ferrous metalany metal that does not contain iron and will not rust 
    Plywooda manufactured board made up of layers of ply, glued at 90° between each layer