Course Title: Perform laboratory experiments in fluid mechanics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Perform laboratory experiments in fluid mechanics

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required  to perform laboratory experiments, relate the findings to standard  values or established relationships and to present the findings in a  technical report.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EAX101B Perform Calculations related to simple fluid systems
EDX130B Use technical mathematics (basic
EDX140B Use technical mathematics (Advanced)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAC130B Perform laboratory experiments in fluid mechanics


1. Perform experiments related to the basic principles of fluid mechanics

2. Produce a technical report on each of the laboratory experiments performed

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent
CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass
CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit
CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction
CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction