Course Title: Select mechanical machine and equipment components

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2018

Course Code: MANU7353C

Course Title: Select mechanical machine and equipment components

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

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
Ph: +61 3 9925 4667
Email: vettri.chinnadurai@rmit.edu.au  

Appointment by email 

 

 

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 Analyse 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

This course clustered with MANU7354C Analyse Loads on frames and Mechanisms(MEM23121A).  You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for MANU7353C and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory practicals

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

 Please refer to the course guide for MANU7354C


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

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


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 (%): 20

 

Assessment 3: Assignment

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

 

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

Assignment

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

Please refer to the course guide for MANU7354C


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
Online TestXXXXX XXXXXXXXX
Practical LabXXXX X X XXXXX XXX
Project No. 1XXXX X X XXXXX XXX
Competency 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
Online TestXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXX
Practical LabsXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Project No.1XXX X XX  XXXXXX
Competency TestXXXXXX 

All Assessments

MANU7353C

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2

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 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

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

Other Information: 

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

 

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