Course Title: Modify digital signal processing (DSP) based sub-systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: EEET7062C

Course Title: Modify digital signal processing (DSP) based sub-systems

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: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Gita Pendharkar

Phone: +61 3 99254701

Email: gita.pendharkar@rmit.edu.au
 

Nominal Hours: 80

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 modifying electronic DSP based sub-systems. It encompasses working safely, following design brief, apply knowledge of digital and analogue devices, interpreting device specifications, constructing prototypes, testing developed system prototype operation and documenting design and development work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEH184A Modify digital signal processing (DSP) based sub-systems

Element:

1. Prepare to modify DSP based systems.

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 DSP based system 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
1.5 Materials and devices/components required for the work are determined on compatibility of their specifications with DSP based system requirements and project budget constraints.
 

Element:

2. Modify DSP based systems.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed.
2.2 Knowledge of digital and analogue elements used in DSP based systems and compliance standards are applied to the design
2.3 Alternative arrangements for the modification are considered based on the requirements outlined in the design brief.
2.4 Safety, functional and budget considerations are incorporated in the design.
2.5 Prototype devices and circuits are constructed, programmed and tested for compliance with the design brief and regulatory requirements.
2.6 Prototype malfunctions are rectified and retested to ensure effective operation of design.
2.7 DSP based system modification is documented for submission to appropriate person(s) for approval
2.8 Solutions to unplanned situation are provided consistent with organisation policy
 

Element:

3. Obtain approval for electronic DSP based systems modification.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 DSP based system modification 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

 You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates
• Lectures
• Assignments
• Test

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:
This course is mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:

EA1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering
EA1.2. Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
EA1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
EA1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
EA1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
EA1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.
EA2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
EA2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
EA2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
EA2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
EA3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
EA3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
EA3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
EA3.4. Professional use and management of information.
EA3.5. Orderly management of self and professional conduct.
EA3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies are mapped with competency UEENEEH184A  in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

The proposed teaching schedule for this competency is detailed below:

 

WeekTopics DeliveredElements/Performance Criteria
1Introduction to DSP
Introduction to Matlab Assignment 1 handed
1.1, 1.2
2  Types of Signals and Systems  1.3 – 1.5
3 Time Domain and Frequency Domain Signals
Assignment 1 Due (5%)
Assignment 2 handed
 
2.1
4Applications and Advantages of DSP 2.1, 2.2
5A/D Conversion, Sampling, Quantisation2.2, 2.3
6 D/A Conversion, Signal recovery
Assignment 2 Due (10%)
Assignment 3 handed
 
2.2, 2.3
7-8 Frequency Spectrum , FFT2.2- 2.4
9 Introduction to Digital Filters3.1- 3.2
10 FIR Filters
Assignment 3 Due (10%)
Major Assignment handed
 
3.1- 3.3
11IIR Filters3.1- 3.2
12  Properties of FIR & IIR Filters3.1- 3.3
13Convolution & Z Transforms2.5 – 2.7
14 Industry visit

 

1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.6
15Inverse Z Transforms 3.1- 3.2
16Revision for Exam

Major Assignment Due (15%)
3.1- 3.4
17 - 18Exam (60%)  1.1-1.6, 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.6


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

DSP First, A Multimedia Approach, by James H. McClellan, Ronald W. Schafer, Mark A. Yoder

0-13-243171


References


Other Resources

 Practical Assignment sheets will be provided on the school’s local drive.


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: Assignments

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

 

Assessment 2: Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredAssignmentsTest
1.1xx
1.2xx
1.3xx
1.4xx
1.5xx
2.1xx
2.2xx
2.3xx
2.4xx
2.5xx
2.6xx
2.7xx
2.8xx
3.1xx
3.2xx
3.3xx
3.4xx

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

• Assignments, 40%
• Exam, 60%
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

Assessment vs UEENEEH184A Elements & Performance Criteria

 UEENEEH184A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.52.12.22.32.42.52.62.72.83.13.23.33.4
Assignmentsxx   xx  x xxxxxx xx
Examxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies

 Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
 AssessmentsEA1.1EA1.2EA1.3EA1.4EA1.5EA1.6EA2.1EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
AssignmentsXXXXXX xX X X  X X XX X
Exam X X X XX XX    XX X X X X
All Assessments UEENEEH184A

 
            
0 (Blank)Graduate attribute is not assessed.
1Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one, but less than one-third, of the Element
2Graduate attribute is assessed in at least one third, but less than two-thirds, of the Element.
3Graduate attribute is assessed in more than two-thirds of the Element.

Other Information

• Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignment, 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 20 hours outside the class time.

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/students/specialconsiderations 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: http://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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