Design Contexts

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1 Introduction

  • Electronic systems are used to make our lives improve. Modern electronic systems have been developing very quickly.
  • Electricity was discovered over a 100 years ago and its use in our everyday life has progressed rapidly, especially over the last 30 years.

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2 Recap

Questions to consider

  • Write a list of all the electronic products you can think of.
  • If you could keep only one electronic product in your life, what would it be?
  • Think of an electronic product you would like that does not exist?
    • What would you like the product to do?
    • Why do you think it will be useful?
    • What sort of people do you think would buy it?

Key points

  • Electronic systems have developed very rapidly over the past 100 years.

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