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JSS2: BASIC TECHNOLOGY - 1ST TERM

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  1. Definition of First Aid | Week 1
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  2. Rescue Operation | Week 2
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  3. Materials & Their Common Uses (Wood) | Week 3
    6Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Materials & their Common Uses (Metal) | Week 4
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  5. Uses of Common Alloys ( Brass & Bronze) | Week 5 & 6
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  6. Uses of Ceramics And Glass (Contd) | Week 7 & 8
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  7. Uses of Plastics | Week 9
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  8. Uses of Rubber | Week 10
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Brass vs Bronze

Brass and Bronze are metal alloys used extensively in everyday life. While brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, bronze is an alloy consisting mainly of copper, usually combined with tin, and other times with some other metals. These two alloys have various uses owing to their properties.

S/NBrassBronze
1Brass is an alloy of copper and zincBronze is a metal alloy consisting primarily of copper,
usually with tin as the main additive.
2Used for decorations, plumbing, musical instruments, and ammunition.Used in boat and ship fittings, propellers, and submerged
bearings because of resistance to saltwater corrosion. Bronze is popularly used in sculptures for its excellent casting qualities
3It has a low melting point (900°c);
flows when melted.
Has higher melting point (950°c);
flow depends on the amount of tin.
4The colour of brass is muted yellow, somewhat similar to gold,
but duller.
Bronze is reddish-brown.
5Brass was first known to exist in about 500 BC.Bronze dates to about 3500 BC.
6Greater malleability.Harder, more brittle.
Bronze vs Brass
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