Course Title: Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering

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)

MIET7547C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

MIET7547C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

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 application of fluid and thermodynamic principles to engineering applications. It includes sustainability issues; fundamental scientific principles; fundamentals of vacuum technology; properties of gases and liquids; heat transfer due to
conduction, convection and radiation heat and compression processes; closed and open systems; continuity, enthalpy and energy transfers related to compressors, boilers, turbine heat exchangers, heat engines, refrigerators and heat pump performance. It also includes fluid
systems and components, forces on floating and submerged bodies, turbine and pumping systems, and jet forces on blades and plates.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23006A Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering

Elements:

1. Determine scope of fluid or thermodynamic application

2. Interpret fluid or thermodynamic system design for effective performance

3. Report results


Learning Outcomes

Refer to the 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 (Part A) 

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

Assessment 2: Lab report
Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

Assessment 3: Assignment (Part B)
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

Assessment 4: Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaAssignment (Part A)Lab reportAssignment (Part B)Test
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1.2X  X X
1.3X X X X
1.4X X X X
1.5X X X 
2.1X  X X
2.2X  X X
2.3X  X X
2.4X  X X
2.5X  X X
2.6X  X X
3.1X X X 
3.2X X X