Course Title: Select mechanical machine and equipment components

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: MANU7353C

Course Title: Select mechanical machine and equipment components

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6130 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Vettri Chinnadurai
Phone: +613 9925 4667
Email: vettri.chinnadurai@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

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the technical selection of mechanical machine and equipment components. It includes analysis of the application to determine suitability of components and use of performance analysis software.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23120A Select mechanical machine and equipment components

Element:

1. Establish scope of machine components selection task

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify stakeholders to be consulted on selection tasks
1.2 Determine relevant compliance requirements of work health and safety (WHS) and regulatory requirements, codes of practice, standards, and risk assessment requirements for machines and equipment
1.3 Review features and functions of mechanical machines and components
1.4 Investigate sustainability implications of component selection task
1.5 Establish availability of technical and professional assistance

Element:

2. Examine technical specifications for component selection

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Confirm performance requirements of particular machines or equipment components
2.2 Select appropriate analysis techniques using graphs, tables, nomograms or computer-aided solutions, as appropriate
2.3 Analyze operating conditions of components and determine component selection criteria
2.4 Review design loads, working stresses, allowable deformations and factor of safety for machine components
2.5 Determine component arrangement, limits, fits and clearances, assembly, fastening and alignment methods

Element:

3. Select machine components

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Specify arrangement and assembly requirements
3.2 Advise stakeholders of selection and make any required adjustments
3.3 Ensure traceability of analysis and component selection

Element:

4. Report results

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Record results of scoping, principles and techniques identification and component selection procedures
4.2 Provide documentation, such as calculations, estimations, specifications, diagrams and drawings


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the two clustered competencies (MANU7353C and BUSM8719C) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory practicals


Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster in conjunction with BUSM8719C. You must enrol in both courses delivered in this cluster. However, All the learning and assessment activities will be independent include the components of all competencies.

 

Engineers Australia Mapping Information:

This course competencies are mapped against stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates developed by Engineers Australia as detailed below:
EA 1. Knowledge and Skill Base


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.

EA 2. Engineering Application Ability


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.

EA 3. Professional and Personal Attributes


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 cluster of competencies MANU7353C in the Assessment Matrix.


Teaching Schedule

 The proposed teaching schedule for the competencies MANU7353C  is detailed below:

WeekTopic DeliveredElements / Performance Criteria
1

Introduction to course, course guide, assessments, topics breakdown, resources, equipment (in the lab) & WHS issues. Review design and features of key and pin connections.

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.3

2Reaction, shear Force and bending moment diagrams in Beam1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2 
3

Bending stress and shear stress in Beams:

Quiz

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
4Deflection of Beams using Macaulys method and Double integration method.1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
5Torsion distribution of diagrams, Design of Rotating steel shafts According to AS14031.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
6Torsion distribution of diagrams, Design of Rotating steel shafts According to AS14031.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
7

Columns and struts general formula and According to AS4100:

Practical Lab - Due

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
8Combined stresses, principle plane of stress1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
9

Fatigue analysis

Computer Lab - Due

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 10Bolted joints with central load1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 11Welded joints with central load1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 12

Thin walled pressure vessels:

Assignment hand out

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 13Stresses in flywheels1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 14

Dynamics and laws of Rotational motion.

Assignment - Due

1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 15Clutches and Brake design: Revision1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 16Revision1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
 17Test1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2
18Student Feedback1.1 to 1.5, 2.1 to 2.5, 3.1 to 3.3 and 4.1 to 4.2

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 30 hours outside the class time.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Roger Kinsky. Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials. McGraw-Hill
Val Ivanoff. Engineering Mechanics. McGraw-Hill
 


References

As1403 Design of Rotating Shafts AS4100 Steel structures; Statics by R.C. Hibbeler


Other Resources

Some course notes are available on BlackBoard. You Have to use the text book and reference book also.


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: Online Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 10

 

Assessment 2: Practical Lab

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

 

Assessment 3: Project No 1

Weighting towards final grade (%): 25

 

Assessment 5: Competency Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/

Performance Criteria Covered

Online Test

Practical Lab

Project No 1

Competency Test

1.1

X

X

X

X

1.2

X

X

X

X

1.3

X

X

X

 X

1.4

X

X

X

 X

1.5

X

 

 

X

2.1

 

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

 X

2.3

X

X

X

 X

2.4

X

X

X

 X

2.5

X

X

X

 X

3.1

X

X

X

 X

3.2

X

X

X

X

3.3

X

X

X

X

4.1

X

X

X

X

4.2

X

X

X

X

 

 

 


Assessment Tasks

1. Quiz - 10% - Week 3

2. Practical Lab -10%  Week 7

3. Computer Lab - 10% Week 9

4. Assignment - 30% - Week 14

5. Test - 40% - Week17

All Assignments will go through Academic Integrity Check software TurnItIn. Please also refer to the marking guide for more detail information about all assessments. The hard copy submissions through the reception will no longer be accepted.

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 MEM23120A Elements & Performance Criteria
 

MEM23120A Elements & Performance Criteria
Assessments1.11.21.31.41.52.12.22.32.42.53.13.23.34.14.2
QuizXXXXX XXXXXXXXX
Practical LabXXXX X  XXXX XX
Computer LabXXXX X  XXXX XX
AssignmentXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
TestXX X XXX X X X X XXXXX

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment vs Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies                                                                                                                                       

Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies
  EA1.1EA1.2EA 1.3EA1.4EA1.5 EA1.6EA2.1 EA2.2EA2.3EA2.4EA3.1EA3.2EA3.3EA3.4EA3.5EA3.6
ProjectXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXX
Lab practicalXXXXX XX  XXXXXX
TestXXXXXX 
ALL ASSESSMENTSX
MANU7353C232223333111211

0

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

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

    Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

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/specialconsideration 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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