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.

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28-May-2024
Today we got a chance to mark an important event. Mr. Kerins, who has been principal of the school for 16 years will retire at the end of August so we couldn’t let the school year finish without a small celebration.
28-May-2024
Second year students Laurita O’Leary, Most Valued Player, Shannon Murphy, Most Improved Player and Chloe O’ Donoghue, Top Scorer in the First Year Girls Basketball Team 2022/2023 Season, receiving their awards today from Trish Murphy, Coach and Nodhl
25-May-2024
Well done to our Student Wellbeing Team who received their Headstrong (Cycle Against Suicide) and Amber Flag certificates today for all their hard work on wellbeing during the year, especially during wellbeing week. Their efforts mean that we retain
25-May-2024
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert Class of 2024 who graduated on Thursday. We are very proud of all of you. Míle Buíochas to everyone who helped out to make it such a special occasion as always and to everyone who attended.
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