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Toys and engineering materials
Toys and engineering materials

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Manufacturing of sophisticated toys requires an understanding of engineering materials, a solid grasp of the structural requirements of components such as the chassis, and the utilisation and integration of electrical/electronic engineering systems, including power storage.

As a consequence of such multidisciplinary projects, engineers need to have a working knowledge of a wide range of engineering fields before specialising in one particular discipline.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course T271 Core engineering A [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .