Course Title: Apply scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6114 Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Course Title: Apply scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

AERO5955C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers applying advanced scientific principles to aeronautical engineering situations.
This unit applies to selecting and applying advanced aeronautical scientific principles and techniques.
Computer techniques, graphical methods and mathematical calculations should complement scientific principles chosen and include unit analysis, appropriate precision and accuracy and use conservative estimations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEA349A Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations
MEM23052A Apply basic electro and control scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23084A Apply scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations

Elements:

1 Identify the range of aeronautical scientific principles and techniques relevant to aeronautical engineering

1.1 Research and report on aeronautical scientific principles relating to aeronautical engineering using appropriate sources of information
1.2 Research and report on aeronautical techniques and associated technologies, software and hardware associated with implementing scientific principles relating to aeronautical engineering applications using appropriate sources of information

2 Select scientific principles and techniques relevant to aeronautical engineering applications
2.1 Select the relevant scientific principles for particular aeronautical engineering situations
2.2 Select the relevant aeronautical techniques and associated technologies, software and hardware for particular aeronautical engineering situations

3 Apply the relevant scientific principles and techniques appropriately
3.1 Apply the scientific principles in a consistent and appropriate manner to obtain any required solution
3.2 Use appropriate calculations and correct units to establish quantities
3.3 Use coherent units in equations in a systematic manner to ensure meaningful solutions
3.4 Use significant figures in engineering calculations
3.5 Apply the techniques and associated technologies, software and hardware in a consistent and appropriate manner to obtain required solutions

4 Quote the results of the application of the aeronautical scientific principles and techniques correctly
4.1 Quote solutions for applications involving engineering calculations in an appropriate style
4.2 Quote solutions for applications not involving engineering calculations in an appropriate style


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to apply scientific principles and techniques in aeronautical engineering situations. Competency in this unit cannot be claimed until all prerequisites have been satisfied.