CAD & SolidWorks


Introduction to Technical Graphics. ...New.
The full PowerPoint presentation includes a brief overview of the subject and worksheets are included to compliment the presentation. Smaller more specific presentations are also available to download if preferable. The PowerPoint presentations show how each design is created and developed.

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Introduction to Technical Graphics (Full Presentation)
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Activity 1 to 6 Worksheet  
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Grid lines Activity - Activity 1 to 6
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Activity 7 to 26 Worksheet (Compass)  
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Polygons - Activity 7 to 24
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Activity 7 to 26 Worksheet (No Compass)  
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Ellipse - Activity 25 & 26
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Activity 27 to 30 Worksheet  
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Visualisation - Activity 27 to 34
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Activity 31 to 34 Worksheet  
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Sample SolidWorks Part Files - Activities 27 to 34  
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JC Technology- Paper

Background paper & brief for the review of the JC Technology subjects.


CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.


Updated Room Layouts

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ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a Flipped Learning approach i a Tech Graphics classroom..