safety & health
To assist the designer in making the choice, it is also useful to list in an overall sense the advantages and disadvantages of the most important design choices one has (Krishna Prasad, 1983). This is done in the next three tables. Table 1 presents the choice of material one has for building a stove.
The table shows the three broad classes of material one can use for building a stove.
Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. There appears to be no clear winner as it were. Thus the solution to this impasse is to adopt one of the following options which minimize the disadvantages stated in the table.
Needless to say most of these not only increase the complexity of production but by the same token cost more.