||Dr Andrew Lovatt and Dr Hugh Shercliff were
responsible for much of the content of the resources and
this site. Kara Johnson helped to write the bike case study
for the TEP package. At the time of writing, Andrew Lovatt
and Kara Johnson were at the Engineering Department. Hugh
Shercliff is a Senior Lecturer in the Engineering Department.
||Professor Philip Withers was responsible for
initiating the project with OCR and has contributed to
many of the resources. He is at the Manchester Materials
||The production of these teaching resources
has been supported by the Technology Enhancement
Programme (TEP), which is funded by the Gatsby Charitable
||Funding for authorship was provided by EPSRC
under a 'Public Understanding of Science' award.
||OCR was responsible for financing the early
phases of the project leading to the CD-ROM pilot.
||Professor Michael Ashby of Cambridge
University Engineering Department originated the
selection chart concept and has provided much
encouragement for the project as a whole.
Design and Programming
||3Zero Ltd produced the design and software
for the multimedia resource. Extra thanks to Mo Chicharro
for being patient during the pilot phases...
Design, provided much of the
material data. They market the Cambridge
Engineering Selector - a tool for
the selection of materials and processes at a level
suitable for universities and industry.
||Peter Campbell of the IoP has provided
inspiration for a lot of the physics angle to the content
and was the link for getting much of the material
selection resources into the new Advancing
Physics A Level syllabus.
We are indebted to many people for providing
feedback on the resources that have been created, including:
Chris Weaving (OCR Steering Group)
John Smith (OCR Steering Group)
Mike Hopkinson (OCR Steering Group)
Derek Clabburn (OCR Steering Group)
Brian Wilding (St Thomas More RC School, Bedford)
Denis Hallam (East Barnet School)
Alan Bower (Lady Manners School, Bakewell)
Keith Skippins (Heckmondwike Grammar School)
Seamus Harty (The Alice Ottley School, Worcester)
Martin Minshall (Oakham School)
Mike Whitmarsh (Bolton School)
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Last updated: 7/08/2007.