# Course Title: Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

## Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EEET7024C

Course Title: Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kenneth Falzon Teacher School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences  RMIT University Building 57, Level 5, Room 11
115 Queensberry Street
Carlton South,  VIC 3053 Phone 03 9925 4716 kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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

UEENEEE101A + UEENEEE102A + UEENEEE104A + UEENEEE105A + UEENEEE107A + UEENEEG101A + UEENEEG102A + UEENEEG106A

Course Description

This unit covers ascertaining correct operation of single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits and solving circuit problems as they apply to servicing, fault finding, installation and compliance work functions. It encompasses safe working practices, apparatus circuit arrangements, issues related to operation, characteristics and protection and solutions to apparatus/circuit problems derived from calculated and measured parameters.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

 National Element Code & Title: UEENEEG033A Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits Element: 1. Prepare to solve single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus/ circuit problems. Performance Criteria: 1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood. 1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in preparation for the work are followed. 1.3 Safety hazards, which have not previously been identified, are noted and established risk control measures are implemented. 1.4 The nature of the apparatus/circuit(s) problem is obtained from documentation or from work supervisor to establish the scope of work to be undertaken. 1.5 Advice is sought from the work supervisor to ensure the work is coordinated effectively with others. 1.6 Sources of materials that may be required for the work are established in accordance with established procedures. 1.7 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to carry out the work are obtained and checked for correct operation and safety. Element: 2. Solve single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus/circuit problems. Performance Criteria: 2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed. 2.2 The need to test or measure live is determined in strict accordance with OHS requirements and when necessary conducted within established safety procedures. 2.3 Apparatus/circuits/plant is checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures. 2.4 Established methods are used to solve apparatus/circuit problems from measure and calculated values as they apply to single and three-phase low voltage apparatus/circuit. 2.5 Established methods for dealing with unexpected situations are discussed with appropriate person or persons and documented. 2.6 Unexpected situations are dealt with safely and with the approval of an authorised person. 2.7 Problems are solved without damage to apparatus, circuits, the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices. Element: 3. Complete work and document problem solving activities. Performance Criteria: 3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed. 3.2 Work site is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures. 3.3 Justification for solutions used to solve apparatus/circuit problems is documented. 3.4 Work completion is documented and an appropriate person or persons notified in accordance with established procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• lectures
• Tutorials
• Practicals

Teaching Schedule

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

 Week Topics Delivered Elements/Performance criteria 1 Introduction to the competency Electrical operating concepts 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 2 Operating electrical devices RCD’s, MEN and Earthing 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 3 Operating water heater and appliance circuits/equipment Earth Faults 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 4 Operating water heater and appliance circuits/equipment Circuit Breakers and fuses Blackboard Test 1 10% 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 5 Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment Assignment  handed out (worth 20% of total mark) due date end of week 16. Control Circuits start Project  20% 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 6 Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment Control Circuits Latching 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 7 Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment Control Circuits Interlocking 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 8 Operating electrical appliance circuits/equipment Control Circuits Relays 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 9 Operating lighting circuits Control Circuits Lighting 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 10 Operating Lighting Principles Troubleshooting lighting circuits 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 11 Operating lighting circuits Lux requirements 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 12 Troubleshooting lighting circuits Easy lux software Fluorescent lamp operation Blackboard Test 2 - 10% 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 13 Operating heating circuits thermostats, bimetal, heat transfer 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 14 Operating single phase motor and control circuits Transformers and  DC Motors 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 15 Operating three phase induction motor Testing and Tagging Insulation Resistance Ingress Protection 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 16 Assignment due Practical Assessment 20% revision 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4 17-18 Final Test  (worth 40% of total mark) 1.1-1.7 2.1-2.7 3.1-3.4

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

References

Other Resources

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Blackboard Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Project

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 3: Practical Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 4: Final Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 Element/Performance Criteria Covered Test Project Practical Test Final Test 1.1 x x x x 1.2 x x x x 1.3 x x x 1.4 x x x 1.5 x x x 1.6 x x x x 1.7 x x x 2.1 x x x x 2.2 x x x 2.3 x x x 2.4 x x x 2.5 x x x x 2.6 x x x 2.7 x x x 3.1 x x x x 3.2 x x x 3.3 x x x 3.4 x x x

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

Assessment 1: Blackboard Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Project
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 3: Practical Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 4: Final Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

This course is graded as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course grades are allocated:

80 - 100: CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79: CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69: CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59: CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
0 - 49: NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.

Assessment Matrix

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

Assessment vs UEENEEG033A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEG033A Elements & Performance Criteria Assessments 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Blackboard Test x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x Project x x x x x x Practical Test x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x Final Test x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies Assessments EA1.1 EA1.2 EA 1.3 EA1.4 EA1.5 EA1.6 EA2.1 EA2.2 EA2.3 EA2.4 EA3.1 EA3.2 EA3.3 EA3.4 EA3.5 EA3.6 Blackboard Test x x x x x x x x x x x x x Project x x x x x x Practical Test x x x x x x Final Test x x x x x x x x x x x x ALL ASSESSMENTS  UEENEEG033A 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 0 (Blank) Graduate attribute is not assessed. 1 Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element. 2 Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element. 3 Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.

Other Information

Solve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuits - RMIT University

Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation. 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 is 6 hours outside the class time.

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- Maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability you can apply for adjustments to your study and assessment (Reasonable Adjustments and Equitable Assessment Arrangements) by registering with the Disability Liaison Unit (DLU) at http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=01daxmpd1vo4z

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date. Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.