Course Title: Undertake qualification testing of new or enhanced equipment and systems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2011
Course Code: EEET6724C
Course Title: Undertake qualification testing of new or enhanced equipment and systems
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
Dr Elmas Aliu
Phone: 9925 4360
elmas.aliu@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
there are no prerequisites
Course Description
This unit may apply to switching, transmission and radio (both fixed and mobile) network and the various transmission paths i.e. cable, optic fibre, radio, microwave and satellite. This unit applies to computer systems including Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs).
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title: |
ICTTC036C Undertake qualification testing of new or enhanced equipment and systems |
Element: |
1. Ensure conformity of international design |
Performance Criteria: |
Negotiations are undertaken with customers in order to fully understand their needs |
Element: |
2. Plan and establish test regime |
Performance Criteria: |
Plan is designed to ensure greatest coverage for minimal tests |
Element: |
3. Undertake tests |
Performance Criteria: |
Difficulties experienced during the test are discussed with system experts and/or designers |
Element: |
4. Analyse test results |
Performance Criteria: |
Minor variances are analysed and solutions to problems developed |
Element: |
5. Retest design changes |
Performance Criteria: |
Further tests are analysed against specifications and planned outcomes |
Learning Outcomes
Details of Learning Activities
Students will participate face to face in
• Classroom tutorial activities to consolidate the core essential mathematical and statistical data concepts for engineering study, which may include algebraic manipulations and functions, indices and logarithms trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, differential and integral calculus, matrices, vectors, determinants, series ans sequences and Laplace transformations.
• Work simulation activities focus in technical leadership activities, which include: team building, identify team member’s work task, clear and concise dissemination of ideas and information, planning and organising activities to meet requested standards. Demonstrate leadership characteristic, such as: problem solving, keeping records and documenting tasks.
Teaching Schedule
Semester 1
Week Number | Date | Topic Delivered | Assessment Task |
1 | Introduction to the competency of EEET6724C Introduction to real numbers, the co ordinate system and the absolute value. | ||
2 | Definition of the concept of the fuction The domain and range of some algebraic functions The equations of straight lines; The minimum point (or maximum point) of a quadratic function; The graphs of linear, quadratic, polynomial and rational functions. | ||
3 | Even, odd functions Exponential and logarithmic functions. | ||
4 | Trigonometric functions Circle, degree and radians conversion between degree and radians Triangle sine and cosine | ||
5 | Graphs of functions graphs of lineat and quadratic functions Graphs of trigonometric functions | ||
6 | Linear graphical methods Mathematical computations involving polynomials Mathematical computations involving quadratic graphs | ||
7 | The rate of change at a point Limits and continuity Continuous functions The rate of change at a general point | ||
8 | Practice test and revision | ||
9 | Mid Semester Test (Test 1) | ||
10 | Differential Calculus Basic concepts • Definition of the derivative of a function as the slope of a tangent line (the gradient of a curve); • limits; basic examples from 1st principles; • Notation and Results of derivative of k.f(ax + b) where f(x)=x to the power of n, sin x, cos x, tan x, • e to the power of x, ln x. Rules of Differentiation: • Examples are derivative of sum and difference; product rule; quotient rule; chain rule (function of a function), limited to two rules for any given function. | ||
11 | Differential Calculus The 2nd derivative • Applications (Equations of tangents and normals; stationary points; turning points; and curve sketching; rates of change; rectilinear motion) • Verbally formulated problems involving related rates and maxima: minima Applications | ||
12 | Integral Calculus • The definition of Antiderivatives • Integration as the inverse operation to differentiation (Examples are results of the integral of k.f(ax + b) where f(x) = x to the power of n, sin x, cos x, sec squared x, e to the power of x) | ||
13 | Methods of Integration. • The method of substitution • The method of integration by parts | ||
15 | Apply appropriate integration methods to calculate area of region between two curves Further applications | ||
15 | Complex Numbers. Definition. Geometric representation. Cartesian form. Real and imaginary parts. The complex Conjugate. The algebra of complex numbers: Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. | ||
16 | Polar and exponential form. Modulus and argument. Powers and roots of complex numbers. Practical problems Powers and roots of complex numbers. Practical problems | ||
17 | Practice test and revision | ||
18 | Test 2 |
Semester 2, 2010
Week Number | Date | Topic Delivered | Assessment Task |
1 | Vector algebra Definition of vectors. Geometric representation. The algebra of vectors: Addition, subtraction, the dot and cross product of two vectors. | ||
2 | The cross product of two vectors. Application of vector theory to lines and planes. The equation of the line. | ||
3 | The equation of the plane. The triple product. Applications to areas and volumes | ||
4 | Matrices Systems of linear equations. Matrix algebra. Perform algebraic operations on matrices to find sum, scalar multiple, transpose | ||
5 | Matrix algebra. Perform algebraic operations on matrices to find sum, scalar multiple, transpose | ||
6 | Special matrices. The inverse of a matrix | ||
7 | Determinants | ||
8 | Practice test and revision | ||
9 | Mid Semester Test | ||
10 | Sequences and Series. Infinite series Positive term series. | ||
11 | The comparison test. The ratio test and the alternating test. Absolute convergence | ||
12 | Approximation of functions using polynomials. Taylor polynomials. Taylor series. Applications. | ||
13 | Induction of the theory of Laplace transforms. Using the definition of the Laplace transforms into solving problems and few applications. The Table of Laplace transformations | ||
14 | The first shift theorem. The Laplace of derivatives, Integrals and other functions. The inverse transformations. The second shift theorem. | ||
15 | Laplace transformations and the inverse Laplace transforms. Some applications to mathematical problems and differential equations. | ||
16 | Solution of ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients. | ||
17 | Practice test and revision | ||
18 | Final Test |
Learning Resources
Prescribed Texts
Croft A, Davidson R, Engineering Mathematics, third edition, Pearson Education Australia |
130168585 |
Croft A, Davidson R, Mathematics for Engineers, third edition, Pearson Education Australia |
9780132051569 |
References
Mathematics for Technicians, Sixth edition, McGraw Hill |
9780070131651 |
Croft A, Davidson R, Mathematics for Engineers, third edition, Pearson Education Australia |
9780132051569 |
Other Resources
Overview of Assessment
Assessment may include:
Assignement brased research reports
Laboratory Test(s)
Project or Written Test
Assessment Tasks
Assessment task 1 (assignment 1 (Part A & Part B ) 20%
Written assignment to demonstrate an understanding with applications of real numbers, the concept of the fuction, the domain and range, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, the rate of change and the limits and their applications, which are covered from week 1 to week 16. This assessment allows students to work as a group which will help to revise and prepare for the next assessment (Tes1) which will cover similar topics.
Assessment task 2 (test 1): 30%
This assessment demonstrates an understanding with applications of real numbers, the concept of the fuction, the domain and range, exponential and logarithmic functions, ,1 to week 8. The time allowed for this test is no more that 2.5 hours.
Assessment task 3 (assignment 2, Part A & Part B ): 20%
Written assignment to demonstrate an understanding with applications of vector algebra, determinants and matrix algebra, sequences and series and Laplace transformations which is covered from week 1 to week 17 of semester 2. Similar to the assignment 1, students can work/study in groups which will help to revise and prepare for the next assessment (Test 2) which will cover similar topics.
Assessment task 4 (test 2): 30%
This assessment demonstrates an understanding with applications oof vector algebra, determinants and matrix algebra, sequences and series and Laplace transformations which is covered from week 1 to week 17 of semester 2. . The time allowed for this test is no more that 2.5 hours.(Similar to Test 1).
This course is graded using the following course grades-
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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. (This grade is only to be used where the student’s attendance in the course has been ‘confirmed’ (but they have not participated in any form of assessment and did not withdraw by the census date.)
Assessment Matrix
Semester 1:
Assingment 1, handed to students week 3.
Part 1A due to complete by week 7. (worth 10%)
Part 1B due to complete by week18. (worth 10%)
Test 1 (week 18) worth 30%.
Semester 2:
Assingment 2, handed to students week 3 (Semester 2).
Part 2A due to complete by week 7. (worth 10%)
Part 2B due to complete by week18. (worth 10%)
Final Test 30%.
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