CDIC1002W Descriptive Geometry and Engineering Drawing

Academic Year 2023/2024

Descriptive Geometry and Engineering Drawing is a technical basic course. It is a subject about the theories and methods of studying making and reading engineering drawings and solving spatial geometry problems by projection. At the same time, students’ ability to draw engineering graphics using computers is being developed. In the study, students are required to master projection theory and application, especially orthographic projection, learn graphic methods of spatial measuring and positioning problems, learn the method of making and reading engineering drawings, and learn to draw by using a computer.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Indicative Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, students should
 Have detailed knowledge of descriptive geometry
 Have a working knowledge of Engineering drawing and Measurement etc
 Have an understanding of solving spatial geometry problem by projection
 The ability to draw engineering graphics by using computer
 Have detailed knowledge of descriptive geometry and understand its potential applications in Transportation and City Planning projects

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
This module will be delivered by weekly lectures and small group working exercises. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Exclusions:

This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: End of module assignment Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Class Test: In-class assessment Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Written and oral feedback on in class assessment

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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