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AQA Resistant Materials Exam

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    (Original post by James_01)
    err i wrote market research anylsing current products and how you can make yours stand out and manufacture research what materials would be ideal for each purpose
    Whew least I got 1 them right hopefully, I put look at current products too, I also put survey but I think that is market research
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    is there an unofficial mark scheme up yet?????
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    also how many points did people write for the CAM question??
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    (Original post by James_01)
    also how many points did people write for the CAM question??
    I wrote 2 points for each side
    For advantages I put products are more consitant and accurate, and I also put it reduces cost because less labour is needed.
    For disadvantage I put it cost a lot to set up, and I also put it means that some people will loose their jobs
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    does it matter if we talked about how CAM could be used in mass manufacture and not for a bespoke product? If so then what do u reckon id get if these were my main points

    advantages:

    -CAM is much more accurate
    -CAM can't get tired and so will work constantly
    -CAM is cheaper over the long term

    disadvantages:

    -CAM can't tell if a design is wrong and will continue to make mistakes
    -CAM will cause people to loose there jobs
    -CAM is more expensive to start up

    For the conclusion i wrote that CAM is capable of cheap mass manufacture but can cause repeated mistakes which could cost lots of money to rectify.
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    (Original post by James_01)
    does it matter if we talked about how CAM could be used in mass manufacture and not for a bespoke product? If so then what do u reckon id get if these were my main points

    advantages:

    -CAM is much more accurate
    -CAM can't get tired and so will work constantly
    -CAM is cheaper over the long term

    disadvantages:

    -CAM can't tell if a design is wrong and will continue to make mistakes
    -CAM will cause people to loose there jobs
    -CAM is more expensive to start up

    For the conclusion i wrote that CAM is capable of cheap mass manufacture but can cause repeated mistakes which could cost lots of money to rectify.
    if you have an unofficial mark scheme, can you tell me the answers please? i need to mark the exam, we did it as a mock, and i need to know the correct answers.. thanks

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