Design and Technology
My Own Personal Yellow Brick Road
Categories: Research | Add a Comment

Hmmm… need to think about this one, there are so many aspects of this that I need to find out about: Components available – what cool things can I use to make my product more useful/interesting? Materials – what could I use to build it? Products already out there – what are they made of? […]


As our circuits were to be based around an PIC chip I thought it would be a good idea to find out what it is and what it does. Well PIC just stands for Programmable Integrated Circuit, which is great but I don’t know what an integrated circuit is yet! On surfing around I found […]

Categories: Research | Add a Comment
Categories: Research | Add a Comment
Categories: Research | Add a Comment
Categories: Research | Add a Comment



Ok, to get my safe to lock I need something to act as a locking mechanism, The Tech Supplies kit is designed to run a solenoid bolt but what is a solenoid?  A solenoid in it’s simplest form is a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical movement. It is a coil of wire that […]


To design a strong case that will be simple to construct I need to do some research on joining acrylic, hinges and other components Glues: Solvent Cement: As I have used in the past I could use a solvent cement to join the acrylic components. This glue works via capillary action so the edges to […]