Course Title: Design electrical/electronic apparatus & systems (Electronics)

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2008

Course Code: EEET6627C

Course Title: Design electrical/electronic apparatus & systems (Electronics)

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6040 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Robert Pill, Course Coordinator, (03) 9925 4013)

Nominal Hours: 72

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


Course Description

This course contains some of the underpinning knowledge of a program, which designed for a person to be able to undertake design, select, install, commission, maintain and carry out repairs on advanced electronic equipment and systems.
The Knowledge and skills addressed in this course include:
• Communication Systems and Networks B:- OSI 7-layer model, Local area network topologies, Circuit and packet switching networks, Different type of Protocol, Protocol Addressing scheme, WAN system
• Work performance project which include the design and testing of the Network system.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES702CA Design electrical/electronic apparatus & systems (Electronics)


Check and finalise design

Performance Criteria:

• Design is checked under established procedures for compliance with all relevant requirements
• Design is submitted for appropriate organisational approval and, where applicable, statutory or regulatory approval
• Approved copies of design documents are issued and copies retained in records in accordance with established procedures and requirements


Design system and installation

Performance Criteria:

• Alternative designs are considered and discussed with appropriate personnel
• Circuit/system modelling is used in common stages applicable, to evaluate design proposals
• Safety, functionality and economic considerations are incorporated in the system design
• Design complies with all requirements and includes specifications and documentation for installation of apparatus/equipment, accessories and wiring systems
•Instructions for the use and operation of apparatus/system are documented where applicable


Establish design brief

Performance Criteria:

• OH&S requirements and environmental issues that may influence the design are determined
• Design concept and details are discussed with appropriate personnel in order to establish a detailed design brief
• Design parameters are established from organisational policies and specifications for electrical systems and other requirements that may influence the design

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

1. Concepts of data-link layer protocols

· High level data link control protocol (HDLC)

· Point-To-Point Protocol (PPP)

- Link Control Protocol (LCP)

- Network Control Protocol (NCP)

2. International Standards and Organisations




· RFC3.

3. Encapsulation and authentication

 · Principle of data encapsulation methodologies

· Blowfish encryption algorithm apply to PPP

· Principle of authentication methodologies

 · PPP authentication apply to Password Authentication Protocol (PAP)

· PPP authentication apply to Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)

4.Intergraded Services Digital Network (ISDN) protocol

· Terminal Equipment (TE)

· Network termination (NT)

· Terminal Adapter (TA)·

 Basic Rate Interface (BRI)

· Primary Rate Interface (PRI)

5. Digital Subscriber Lines (xDSL)

· Architecture





6. Frame Relay Protocol

· Concepts and applications of Frame Relay Protocol

· Lease lines· Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC)

· Switched Virtual Circuit (SVC)

· Data Link Connection Identifier (DLCI)

· Committed Information Rate (CIR)

7. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)

· The ATM reference model

· Structure of an ATM cell

· Class of service (CoS)

· Quality of service (QoS)

Teaching Schedule

Available from Student Shared network drive (S:\\ )

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Behrouz A Forouzan, DeAnza College, Data Communications and Networking, 3rd Edition, 2004, McGraw Hill



Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

This is a progressive assessment, the underpinning knowledge will be assessed on the completion of each course, but the competency itself will not be signed off until further courses related to the competency are completed and the student is deemed competent.
The students are required to undertake summative assessments as follows:
• Work Simulation Projects
• Written Assignments
• Schedule Practical Exercises

Assessment Tasks

Due Week 4: Frame Relay/X.25 Lab (Laboratory) 10%

Due Week 6: Configure and report on a PPP account giving settings, properties, etc. (Assignment) 10%

Due Week 16:Major Project - to be distributed (Project) 30%

Due Week 8: Simulation of ISDN System (Laboratory) 10%

Due Week 11: Simulation of DSL Systems (Laboratory) 10%

Due Week 14: Simulation of GSM Testing (Laboratory) 10%

Due Week 15: Operate and Maintain a Fibre Optics Communications Equipment including Provisioning (Laboratory) 10%

Due Week 15: Class Test (Test/Laboratory) 10%

Assessment Matrix

Due WeekTasksType of AssessmentAssessment weighting % of final markUTE NES 702 Design Electronic Apparatus and Systems - Electronic
4Frame Relay/X.25 LabLaboratory10 
6Configure and report on a PPP account giving settings, properties, etc..Assignment10 
16Major Project - to be distributedProject40 
7Simulation of ISDN SystemLaboratory10 
10Simulation of DSL SystemsLaboratory10 
14Operate and Maintain a Fibre Optics Communications Equipment including ProvisioningLaboratory10 
15Class TestTest / Laboratory10 

Other Information

To pass this course the student must pass all components of assessments.

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