Course Title: Design an electronic network

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: EEET6720C

Course Title: Design an electronic network

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6080 - Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering

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

Course ContactMichael Stewart or Chris Krolikowski
Course Contact Phone(03) 9925 4702 or 9925 4438
Course Contact EmailMichael. Stewart@rmit.edu.au
Chris Krolikowski@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 150

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

None

Course Description

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills from fundamental Telecommunication Networks A. The learner will further examine the emerging technologies which applicable to Australian Telecommunications and Electronic Communications systems. Learner will explore and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge to manage networks and resources for selected applications.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

ICTTC038C Design an electronic network

Element:

Analyse network and select design option

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Initial need for electronic equipment to enhance new or existing telecommunications network is determined from telecommunications project plan
1.2 Specific purpose of equipment is determined
1.3 Need for additional network equipment is ascertained
1.4 Where customer has initiated the need, customer is consulted in accordance with enterprise policy

Element:

Assess system compatibility

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Network is analysed in light of service requirements, possible impacts, and other relevant data
2.2 Options for the system design are generated that are realistic for the enterprise and the network
2.3 Evaluation and selection of preferred option is based on enterprise criteria
2.4 Option selected satisfies enterprise business strategy outcomes and enterprise service policy
2.5 Where customer has initiated the need, selected option is discussed with customer

Element:

Evaluate system needs

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Compatibility of each equipment unit with the other installed units and their intended use is determined from the system plans, equipment manuals, installation environment and industry knowledge
3.2 Modifications are made as appropriate


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Practical, Theory and Project work.


Teaching Schedule

Design an Electronic Network
Week
1. General PC Structure
2. Waveform Properties
3. Resistance
4. Electrical Bus Structures
5. ISA bus
6. Capacitance
7. PCI Bus
8. Inductance
9. IDE
10. SATA
11. USB
12. Switched Mode Power Supplies
13. Operational Amplifiers
14. Digital to Analog Conversion
15. PC Video
16. Transistor
17. Project Presentation
18. Project Presentation


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Behrouz A Forouzan, DeAnza College, Data Communications and Networking, 3rd Edition, 2004, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 007251584

007251584


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the criteria set in the National Training Package. The students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together skills and knowledge as follows:
 Theoretical Written assessment.
 Work Simulation Projects
 A Pass in schedule practical exercises


Assessment Tasks

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the criteria set in the National Training Package. The students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together skills and knowledge as follows:
 Theoretical Written assessment. (20%)
 Project submission (40%)
 Work Simulation exercises (40%)


Assessment Matrix

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