Presentation on theme: "! A Car Breakdown Sign ! ! Design Brief: Design and manufacture a car breakdown sign that will indicate or warn passing motorists that a car has broken."— Presentation transcript:
A Car Breakdown Sign ! !
Design Brief: Design and manufacture a car breakdown sign that will indicate or warn passing motorists that a car has broken down. Identification & Analysis: Some type of electronic system is required that will flash a light on and off Consider location of the electronics system and battery? The breakdown triangle should be compact; Ease of use i.e. assembly and pack away; Stability is an important factor; A Car Breakdown Sign !
Identification & Analysis: Materials – non corrosive and robust; Size - easily seen by other car drivers from a distance of at least 60 meters; Should be easy to see this sign at night; How and where will the sign be stored in the car; Manufacturing capability and process available; A Car Breakdown Sign
Front view Rear view Wood profile used as a former used to vacuum formed over A Car Breakdown Sign Suggested Idea (1) mitre
A Car Breakdown Sign Front view Rear view Three single strips made from acrylic plastic folded How will part D be attached to the acrylic strips? Suggested Idea (2)
A Car Breakdown Sign Suggested Idea (3) Material added to provide a basis for a weight! Joint mitred / riveted or bolted?
A Car Breakdown Sign Suggested Idea (4) Rear views
Front view A Car Breakdown Sign Suggested Idea (4) Folded into container & support LEDs could be located around the triangle The box above could also be used to hold a First Aid Kit Acrylic box to house sign
Hazzard Lights / Emergency Breakdown Sign
A Car Breakdown Sign Electronics system / pcb Completed product