Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra

D.C.G.

01-December-22

If you like problem-solving and being creative using graphics this is the subject for you.

Design & Communication Graphics (DCG) Course Content

  • Assemblies
  • Axo/Di/Tri-metric Projection
  • Conic Sections
  • Developments & Envelopments
  • Dynamic Mechanisms
  • Geological Geometry
  • Interpenetration
  • Intersecting Planes (Laminar Planes)
  • Orthographic & Auxiliary Projection+
  • Perspective
  • Skew Lines
  • Solids in Contact
  • Structural Forms
  • Surface Geometry
  • Tetrahedron
  • The Oblique Plane

How is DCG assessed?

DCG is assessed through a student project (40%) and a three-hour Exam Paper (60%)

Section A: You must do 3 of the 4 short questions taken from the following areas:

  • Projection Systems
  • Plane Geometry
  • Conic Sections
  • Intersection and Development of Surfaces

Section B: You must do 2 of the 3 long questions taken from the following areas:

  • Descriptive Geometry of Lines and Plane
  • Projection Systems
  • Plane Geometry
  • Conic Sections
  • Intersection and Development of Surfaces
  • Descriptive Geometry of Lines and Plane

Section C: Answer 2 of the 5 long questions which will be based on material from the following areas:

  • Dynamic Mechanisms
  • Structural Forms
  • Surface Geometry
  • Geologic Geometry
  • Assemblies

Project
You will have to submit a project toward the end of 6th year which will be on a given theme which is outlined in a brief normally released in September. You will have the choice of a design investigation and modification or a design investigation and concept design.

Events
Feb
06 2023
Bank Holiday
Feb
07 2023
Pre Exams begin
Feb
07 2023
First Year Retreat
Feb
08 2023
2nd Year Retreat
23-Jan-2023
Students awarded for exceptional results.
29-Nov-2022
This year's awards ceremony was held on Friday, 28th October. The awards day is one of the highlights of our school calendar. It is a day where we recognise and award achievement in different areas of our school’s endeavours. Our guest speaker was pa
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