Course Title: Environment Systems and Integration

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: Environment Systems and Integration

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

This course aims to provide training on aircraft environmental systems and aircraft systems integration.
This course provides the underpinning knowledge in aircraft pressurisation, oxygen systems and air-conditioning principles.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace
MATH5156 Aerospace Mathematics 1
ONPS5098 Aerospace Physics

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH735 Environment Systems and Integration


1. Explain aircraft pressurisation terms and applications.

2. Explain principles of operation for pressurisation systems and components.

3. Explain principles of and terminology used in an aircraft air-conditioning system.

4. Describe vapour cycle air-conditioning systems and components including their respective constructional features and functions.

5. Describe air cycle air-conditioning systems and components, including their respective constructional features and functions.

6. Describe aircraft combustion heating system construction and operation.

7. Describe the function, construction and operation of aircraft fuel systems and components.

8. Explain the need for aircraft oxygen systems.

9. Describe the function, construction, layout and safety precautions associated with aircraft oxygen systems.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.