Ten100: Chapter 09 Assignment

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Ten100: Chapter 09 Assignment


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  • 1. 
    Saul Griffith starts the chapter with the idea that nature is a better manufacturer than human. Explain what he means. Give an example that's not in the chapter.
  • 2. 
    What is "Just-in-Time" manufacturing, and what are its advantages?
  • 3. 
    List two kinds of composite materials, two kinds of synthetic materials, and two kinds of natural materials.
  • 4. 
    _______________ materials are made up of two or more different materials, resulting in properties more desirable than the properties of its individual components.
  • 5. 
    Plastics and other materials created by chemists are called ____________________ materials.
  • 6. 
    Products like gold, cotton, leather and plant leaves are known as ________________ materials.
  • 7. 
    Saul Griffith found that in remote areas of developing countries people could not afford to create and maintain a large _____________ of glass lenses.
  • 8. 
    Saul Griffith eventually was successful at making glasses cheaply and efficiently by pouring _____________ into a mold made of two membranes.
  • 9. 
    After solving his initial problem, Saul Griffith began to develop a new system for ______________ vision problems.
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