Answer to essential questions from Unit 1.4

1. The results of the design process are commonly displayed as a physical model. Engineers develop models to communicate and evaluate possible solutions.

2. The two-dimensional shapes most often associated with three-dimensional forms are circles, rectangles, triangles.

3. Geometric constraints would be applied during the sketching section of the drawing where as the numeric constraints would be applied while dimensioning.

4. You need to create a prototype in order to test the product and get rid of any glitches or problems before final release so the product will be safe to the consumers.


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