Course Title: Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: EEET7035C

Course Title: Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4316 - Certificate IV in Electrotechnology - Systems Electrician

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kemps Cheng
Phone: +61 3 9925 4691
kemps.cheng@rmit.edu.au

Eddie Vanda
Phone: +61 3 9925 4456
eddie.vanda@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

UEENEEI124A, UEENEEG108A

Course Description

This unit covers diagnosing and rectifying faults in digital components of electronic control systems. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting diagrams and technical data, applying knowledge of digital systems to logical fault finding processes, implementing fault rectification, safety and functional testing and reporting work activities and outcomes.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEI124A Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems

Element:

1. Prepare to diagnose and rectify faults
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel.
1.4 The extent of faults is determined from reports and other documentation and fro discussion with appropriate personnel
1.5 Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others involved on the work site
1.6 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to diagnose faults are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.

Element:

2. Diagnose and rectify faults.
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 The need to test or measure live is determined in strict accordance with OHS requirements and when necessary conducted within established safety procedures
2.3 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures
2.4 Logical diagnostic methods are applied to diagnose electronic control system apparatus faults employing measurements and estimations of system operating parameters referenced to system operational requirements.
2.5 Suspected fault scenarios are tested as being the cause(s) of system fault.
2.6 Cause of the fault is identified and appropriately competent persons are engaged to rectify the fault where it is outside the scope of the analogue circuits and components.
2.7 Faults in the electronic components of the system are rectified to raise apparatus and system to its operational standard.
2.8 System is tested to verify that the system operates as intended and to specified requirements
2.9 Decisions for dealing with unexpected situations are made from discussions with appropriate persons and job specifications and requirements.
2.10 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes.
2.11 Diagnosis and rectification activities are carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.

Element:

3. Complete and report fault diagnosis and rectification activities.
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.
3.2 Work site is made safe in accordance with established safety procedures.
3.3 Rectification of faults is documented in accordance with established procedures.
3.4 Appropriate person or persons notified, in accordance with established procedures, that the system faults have been rectified


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency.

  • Tutorial
  • Practicals
  • Lecture


 


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

 

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1Introduction to OHS and the courseI124A: 1.1, 1.2
2

Amplifier Fundamentals

Practical Laboratory 1 (5%)

I124A: 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1,2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
3

Amplifier Fundamentals –
Single stage amplifiers 

Practical Laboratory 2 (5%)

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
4

Operational amplifier configurations 


 Practical Laboratory 3(5%)

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
5

 Operational amplifier Negative Feedback effects

Practical Laboratory 4(5%)

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
6

Op-amp limitations

 Hand out assignment.

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
7

Op amp/diode circuits

Practical Laboratory 5 (5%)
 

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
8 Op amp ComparitorsI124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
9

Op-amp Oscillators

Practical Laboratory 6 (5%)

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
10Op amp/RC circuitsI124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
11Analog Active Filters I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
12

 Timers

Practical Laboratory 7 (5%)

I124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
13Power AmplifiersI124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
14Multistage CircuitsI124A: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
15

Op amp Applications Summary

 Assignment due.

I124A: 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.11, 3.1 - 3.4
16Course Revision

I124A: 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.11, 3.1 - 3.4

17-18Written TestI124A: 1.1 - 1.6, 2.1 - 2.11, 3.1 - 3.4
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Op-amps and Linear Integrated Circuits By Ramakant Gayakwad


References

Practical sheets will be provided by the teacher and will be available on the school’s local drive.


Other Resources

Resource materials will be available on S:\C6120\EEET7035C & my RMIT>Studies>EEET7035C


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and 3rd party reports. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.


Assessment Tasks

  • Practical Laboratories, 35 %
  • Assignment 15%
  • Written Test 50%

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent in all performance criteria.


Assessment Matrix

Assessment vs UEENEEI124A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEI124A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.51.62.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.82.92.102.113.13.23.33.4
Assignmentxxxxxx x xx x xxxxxx    
Lab Workxxxxxx     x x    x x x x x
Written Testxxxxxxxxxx x xxxxx x x x x
ALL ASSESSMENTSxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Other Information

  • Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course related consultation. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assignmed out of class activities for the scheduled non-teaching hours. The estimated time is 24 hours outside the class time.

Study and learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you.
Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
Maths and science developmental support and advice
English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.
Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.
 

Special consideration:


Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.
Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.


 

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