Course Title: Analyse loads on frames and mechanisms

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Analyse loads on frames and mechanisms

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU7354C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers the analysis of loads on mechanisms, frames and structural support elements, such as linkages, rods, shafts and beam elements within machines and mechanisms. It includes safe working practices, work health and safety (WHS) compliance
requirements, function and features of frames and mechanisms, load and deflection analysis for static and dynamic elements, and traditional and software-based techniques.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
MEM23007A Apply calculus to engineering tasks
MEM23109A Apply engineering mechanics principles



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23121A Analyse loads on frames and mechanisms

Elements:

1. Establish scope of frame and mechanism analysis

2. Analyse loads and performance of frames and mechanisms

3. Report results


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


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: Assignment 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

Assessment 2: Assignment 2
Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

Assessment 3: Laboratory Practical report
Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

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

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

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