Course Title: Apply Scientific Principles to Engineering Problems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: MIET7296
Course Title: Apply Scientific Principles to Engineering Problems
School: 130T Vocational Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6069 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
Course Contact: Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
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Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Yadana WAI
Contact number: 99254461
Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to apply scientific principles to solve problems common to all engineering fields. This includes quantities and units, vector and scaler quantities, kinematics, dynamics, heat and temperature, constitution of matter, and error and uncertaintity.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBP230 Apply Scientific Principles to Engineering Problems
Apply scientific principles in the analysis or design of an engineering solution
1.1 OH&S and environmental requirements for a given work area are obtained and understood.
Identify the scientific principles embedded in an engineering problem
2.1 OH&S requirements for carrying out the work are followed.
Verify, document and interpret outcomes
3.1 OH&S requirements for completing the work are followed.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning and simulated work activities to demonstrate an understanding of applied scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations,
Classroom tutorial activities are to consolidate the theories of chemistry, gas laws, electromagentic waves, linear motion, circular motion, work ,energy and power, dynamics of linear motion, momentum, heat and temperature, engineering units, error and uncertanity and simple machies applicable to mechanical engineering situations.
Practical activates in a laboratory contains a simulated scientific principles for engineering and/or related problems.
Research activities are to understand the scientific principles used in mechanical engineering. Assignments are related to design/ selection/ calculations of basic scientific principles in mechanical engineering problems.
Industrial Placement: Students in the final stage of Advanced Diploma are encouraged to undertake an industrial practice work placement activity, which requires student to undertake tasks within engineering industries.
Task may involve activities linked to software packages, project management, maintenance, evaluation and analysis, instrumentation and process control programming and, assistance in tender submissions and evaluations etc.
Teaching Schedule: Please note: While your teacher will cover all the materials in the schedule, the weekly teaching and assessment order is subject to change depending on class needs and the availability of resources. Students are required to self-study the learning materials and complete the assigned out of class activities for the scheduled non teaching hours. The estimated time for out of class activities are: assignment (9 hours) and research and report (3 hours).
|1||OH&S, Introduction to course, Basic concepts, Systems of units, Error and Uncertanity|
|2||Scalar, Vectors and Kinematics of linear motion (including curvilinear motion)|
|3||Kinematics of linear motion (including curvilinear motion)|
|4||Kinematics of rotational motion|
|5||Kinetics of linear motion|
|6||Kinetics of circular motion|
|7||Kinetics of rotational motion|
|8||Basic chemistry, gas laws, heat & temperature|
|11||Work, Energy and Power|
|12||Work, Energy and Power|
|13||Work, Energy and Power|
|15||Dynamics of linear motion/simple machines theory|
|16||Final Assessment (Competency)|
|18||Supplementary Assessment (Competency)|
ENGINEERING MECHANICS by VAL IVANOFF
ENGINEERING MECHANICS & STRENGTH OF MATERIALS By ROGER KINSKY
ENGINEERING MECHANICS - DYNAMICS by R.C. HIBBELER
TEACHERS NOTES & TUTORIAL EXERCISES.
Overview of Assessment
A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to apply principles of mechanics to standard engineering problems. Competency in this unit cannot be claimed until all prerequisites have been satisfied.
Assignment One -Written Assignment (CA/NYC) 20% of final marks
Assignment Two - Research Assignment and Lab report (CA/NYC) 30 % of final marks
Open book Test (CA/NYC) 60% of final marks
Competency requirements: To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily demonstrate competence in all elements listed above. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.
Students are advised that they will be asked to demonstrate their competence per student assignments and test which will be used to assess their competence.
All assessments for this course must be successfully completed to achieve a CA (Competency Achieved) grade. Only if Competency is achieved will a graded result be given using the coding choices listed below:
CHD: Competent with High Distinction
CDI: Competent with Distinction
CC: Competent with Credit
CAG: Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit for assessment
|Assessment Task||Element||Performance Criteria|
1, 2 and 3
|Assignment two||1, 2 and 3||1.1
|Open book test||1,2 and 3||
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