Course Title: Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2020
Course Code: EEET7035C
Course Title: Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems
School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6120 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical
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Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers complying and producing an energy sector report. It encompasses determining the safety requirements are met and all regulatory responsibilities are adhered to. The person competent in this unit must demonstrate an ability to identify information sources and collect and analyse and format information applicable to the electrotechnology industry and produce a report as required.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
UEENEEI124A Fault find and repair analogue circuits and components in electronic control systems
1. Prepare to fault find and repair
1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood. 1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work. 1.3 Safety hazards which have not previously been identified are documented and risk control measures devised and implemented in consultation with appropriate personnel. 1.4 The extent of faults is determined from report sand other documentation and fro discussion with appropriate personnel 1.5 Appropriate personnel are consulted to ensure the work is co-ordinated effectively with others involved on the work site 1.6 Tools, equipment and testing devices needed to diagnose faults are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked for correct operation and safety.
2. Fault find and repair
2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed. Fault find and repair 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 Circuits/machines/plant are checked as being isolated where necessary in strict accordance OHS requirements and procedures 2.4 Logical diagnostic methods are applied to diagnose electronic control system apparatus faults employing measurements and estimations of system operating parameters referenced to system operational requirements. 2.5 Suspected fault scenarios are tested as being the cause(s) of system fault. 2.6 Cause of the fault is identified and appropriately competent persons are engaged to rectify the fault where it is outside the scope of the analogue circuits and components. 2.7 Faults in the electronic components of the system are rectified to raise apparatus and system to its operational standard. 2.8 System is tested to verify that the system operates as intended and to specified requirements 2.9 Decisions for dealing with unexpected situations are made from discussions with appropriate persons and job specifications and requirements 2.10 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are selected on the basis of safety and specified work outcomes. 2.11 Diagnosis and rectification activities are carried out efficiently without waste of materials or damage to apparatus and the surrounding environment or services and using sustainable energy practices.
3. Complete and report fault find and repair activities
3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed. 3.2 Work site is made safe in accordance with established safety procedures. 3.3 Rectification of faults is documented in accordance with established procedures. 3.4 Appropriate person or persons notified, in accordance with established procedures, that the system faults have been rectified
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
Industrial visit (Optional)
Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base
EA1.1. Descriptive, formula-based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the practice area.
EA 1.2. Procedural-level understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the practice area.
EA 1.3. In depth practical knowledge and skills within specialist sub-disciplines of the practice area.
EA 1.4. Discernment of engineering developments within the practice area.
EA 1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the practice area.
EA 1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the area of practice.
EA 2. Engineering Application Ability
EA 2.1. Application of established technical and practical methods to the solution of well-defined engineering problems.
EA 2.2. Application of technical and practical techniques, tools and resources to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.3. Application of systematic synthesis and design processes to well defined engineering problems.
EA 2.4. Application of systematic project management processes.
EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes
EA 3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA 3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA 3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA 3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA 3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
EA 3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.
Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEEI124A in the Assessment Matrix.
The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:
|Week||Topics Delivered||Elements/Performance Criteria|
|1||Introduction to OHS and the course (OH&S assessment )||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1|
|2||Op- Amplifier Fundamentals||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5|
|3|| Amplifier Fundamentals Single stage amplifiers (Laboratory 1:)||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
|4||Op amp/A C Amplifier Fundamentals||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|5||Opamp RC circuits, Integrator, Differentiator circuits continued (Laboratory 2: )||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
|6||Op amp Applications /diode circuits||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|7-8||Analog Active Filters (Laboratory 3: )||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1- 2.11, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
Op-amp Positive Feedback
Op-amp Comparators ( Laboratory 4: )
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1- 2.11, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
|10|| Op amp Oscillators|
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4|
Multistage Amplifiers &
Start Project Work
|1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|12||Project Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|13||Project Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|14||Project Work||1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5|
|15 & 16||Course Revision and Submit Project||1.1-1.6, 2.1- 2.11, 3.1-3.4|
|17 - 18||Test||1.1-1.6, 2.1- 2.11, 3.1-3.4|
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 minimum 25 hours outside the class time.
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: Practical (Lab 1 – 4)
Assessment 2: Project
Assessment 3: Written Test
These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Assessment Mapping Matrix
|Element/Performance Criteria||Practical (Lab 1 – 4)||Project||Written Test|
Assessments 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.
Practical Assessment: In Practical assessments you will be required to complete the following:
Assessment 1: Laboratories (Week 3-12)
Assessment 2: Project (Week 13-16)
Assessment 3: Test (Week 17-18)
To be deemed competent, student must achieve satisfactory (S) results in ALL assessments.
This course is assessed as Competent or Not Yet Competent and subsequently the following course results are allocated:
CA - Competency Achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.
Assessment vs UEENEEI124A Elements & Performance Criteria
|UEENEEI124A Elements & Performance Criteria|
Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
|Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies|
|All Assessments UEENEEI124A||3||2||3|| 3||3||3||2||2||2||2||2||3||2||3||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.|
Private study hours are approximately 10 hours for this unit.
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