Water Desalination Plant . Obtaining reliable fresh water supplies from challenging water sources. Engineering Design Loop Steps. Engineers look for opportunities in problems society faces Generate ideas on how to address the identified need
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Obtaining reliable fresh water supplies from challenging water sources
Engineers look for opportunities in problems society faces
Generate ideas on how to address the identified need
Pick the most promising design or combination of designs
Build your design
Find out if the design meets the design specifications
Make improvements to reach or exceed design goals
Understand the need
Select a design
Build a prototype
Improve the design
condensed water falling into saltwater
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hot plateA Failed Desalination Plant Design
This design fails because the clean water falls back into the saltwater.
Design specifications: Your plant should be able to significantly remove the salt content from a saltwater mixture. Test you plant using the saltwater circuit.