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Tech paper
by Insa333 Leaving Cert Technology — 21/06/16 7

Anyone have good solid notes on project management and all. I feel like this subject has got no syllabus to it. They can put up anything on the paper. Plus I can't seem to get my head around how motors work and all the other electromechanical elements - HELP!!!!!!- I'm gonna FAIL!!'


7 Comments
niamha1 — 05/06/16
Did u not get a book this year? There are 2 questions materials technology and communication technology. focous on them because they might be easier. Your project is worth 40/50% Your gonna be fine!
Insa333 — 06/06/16
But the material questions are so damn difficult!!
niamha1 — 06/06/16
there are 5+ different areas. choose 2 and answer the questions in them 2. You have to find one of them you like / understand in the slightest...
Insa333 — 07/06/16
What do you think about part B - the compulsory question??
niamha1 — 07/06/16
look at the marking schemes youl have about a week to study for this exam dont be worrying about this now!
Insa333 — 07/06/16
I wish I didn't have to worry! I've got chemistry before hand, so don't have more than two days to cram
Kate_2346 — 21/06/16
seems like a lot but you could just wing most of it with commen sense but for the materials just look over these: The Material Properties of Fabrics, Wood(& Problems i.e. Wet rot, Dry rot, Woodoworm), Metals(incl. Mild steel, Stainless Steel,Copper, Aluminium, Brass), Plastics(incl. Types{thermoplastic, thermosetting},Examples), Polymers, Ceramics(incl. Advances{dental implants, bone structure}),Composites(Examples), Smart Materials (thermochronic and photochromic materials, self healing materials, smart fabrics). Know about why you would select a particular material. Environmental conditions on materials(Temp., Humidity, pH etc,) Economic use of materials. A follow on from this would be production (hand tools,power tools, manufacturing processes. hope this was a help :) ill leave you my email if you have any other questions kate.nihill@hotmail.com i would strongly advice doing materials.
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