Conceptual design


A way to describe[1] a proposed technological outcome[2] using a visual method – for example a to-scale plan or drawing

Terms definitions
1. describe. Detail and/or characterise; to give an account by giving details of the characteristics. This means to identify and give an account of; to make reference to the qualities, characteristics or recognisable features. A simple explanation can also be included. Related Articles: Glossary: Computer modelGlossary: Computational modelGlossary: Computer Simulation« Back to Glossary Index
2. outcome. Products and systems developed through Technological Practice for a specific purpose. A technological outcome is evaluated in terms of its fitness for purpose, and can be described by their physical and functional nature. Related Articles: Glossary: Computer modelGlossary: Computational modelGlossary: Computer Simulation« Back to Glossary Index