Course Title: Design electronic printed circuit boards

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: EEET7059C

Course Title: Design electronic printed circuit boards

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Mr Anu Mehta

Phone: +61-3-9925 4252

Email: anu.mehta@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

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

Course Description

This unit covers the design of electronic printed circuit boards. The unit encompasses application of knowledge of electronic circuits, components, component assemblies, developing alternative design schemes based on design brief, customer relations and documenting designs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH181A Design electronic printed circuit boards

Element:

1. Prepare to design PCB assembly.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS processes and procedures for a given work area are obtained and understood.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.
1.3 The extent of the proposed electronic circuits and sub assemblies is determined from the design brief or in consultations with appropriate person(s).
1.4 Design development work is planned to meet scheduled timelines in consultation with others involved on the work site.
 

Element:

2. Develop PCB assembly design.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Knowledge of electronic components and sub assemblies and standards are applied to the design.
2.2 Alternative arrangements for the design are considered based on the requirements outlined in the design brief.
2.3 Safety, functional and budget considerations are incorporated in the design.
2.4 PCB design draft is checked for compliance with the design brief and design rules.
2.5 PCB design is documented for submission to appropriate person(s) for approval
2.6 Solutions to unplanned situation are provided consistent with organisation policy.
 

Element:

3. Provide detailed assembly drawings and artwork files ready for production.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 PCB design is presented and explained to client representative and/or other relevant person(s).
3.2 Requests for alterations to the design are negotiated with relevant person(s) within the constraints of organisation policy.
3.3 Final design is documented and approval obtained from appropriate person(s).
3.4 Quality of work is monitored against personal performance agreement and/or established organizational or professional standards.
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

This competency ’UEENEEH181A-Design printed circuit boards’is delivered in conjunction with ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ and ’UEENEED101A - Use computer applications relevant to a workplace’. Please refer to ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ course guide for weekly teaching schedule and learning activities.
 


Teaching Schedule

This competency ’UEENEEH181A-Design printed circuit boards’is delivered in conjunction with ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ and ’UEENEED101A - Use computer applications relevant to a workplace’. Please refer to ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ course guide for weekly teaching schedule and assessment details.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


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: Labs x 5
Weighting towards final grade (%): 20

Assessment 2: Project with outcome
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 3: Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredLabsProject Test
1.1 xx x
1.2x x
1.3xxx
1.4xxx
2.1xxx
2.2xx 
2.3xx 
2.4xxx
2.5xxx
2.6xxx
3.1xxx
3.2x x
3.3xxx
3.4x x

 

 


Assessment Tasks

This competency ’UEENEEH181A-Design printed circuit boards’is delivered in conjunction with ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ and ’UEENEED101A - Use computer applications relevant to a workplace’. Please refer to ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ course guide for weekly teaching schedule and assessment details.
 


Assessment Matrix

This competency ’UEENEEH181A-Design printed circuit boards’is delivered in conjunction with ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ and ’UEENEED101A - Use computer applications relevant to a workplace’. Please refer to ’UEENEED104A-Use engineering applications software on personal computers’ course guide for weekly teaching schedule and assessment details.
 

Other Information

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

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and
support to complete your studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

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:

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=riderwtscifm to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

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

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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