Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 12

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Mathematics for Engineering

  • Algebra, geometry and graphs, exponentials and logarithms, trigonometry, calculus, statistics and probability.

External exam

Science for Engineering

  • SI units and measurement, mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, properties of materials, fluid mechanics and thermal physics.

External exam

Principles of Mechanical Engineering

Forces and loading on mechanical components, geometric properties relevant to mechanical engineering, levers, pulleys and gearing, the properties of beams and the principles of dynamic systems.

External exam

Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical principles, alternating voltage and current, electric motors and generators, power supplies and power system protection, analogue electronics and digital electronics.

External exam

Mechanical Design

Engineering drawings, Formal drawings, selecting appropriate materials, producing designs that can be successfully manufactured, optimising designs to improve performance.

Internal

Assignment

Computer Aided Design

Producing 2D CAD engineering drawings to standards, the use of simulation tools within commercial CAD systems.

Creating 3D models using CAD and 3D assemblies of components.

Internal

Assignment

Spring Term

Continued.

 

Exams

Summer Term

Continued.

 

Exams