Course Title: Apply fluid mechanic principles in mechanical engineering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6162 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering Design)

Course Title: Apply fluid mechanic principles in mechanical 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 Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the knowledge and skills required to apply fluid mechanic principles in mechanical engineering. This includes the principles and applications of fluids, fluid components, fluid status, fluid flow, fluid power, and forces developed by flow in fluids. To perform calculations to determine changes, forces etc. fluid flow and head loss in pipes and through open channels, to determine operational aspects of a pump in a system and to describe the basic types of fluid machinery.  

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22479 Apply fluid mechanic principles in mechanical engineering

Elements:

1. Determine the application of fluid mechanics to engineering problems

2. Apply fluid mechanic principles to the solution of engineering problems

3. Validate and review the solution


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: Team Reflective journal (Week 5)
Assessment 2: 
Lab Assessment (includes self guided learning activity) (Week 8-11)
Assessment 3: 
Mid semester Test (Week 7)
Assessment 4:
 Final Test (Week 17 or 18)

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1:

Team Reflective Journal 

Assessment 2: Lab Assessment

Assessment 3:

Mid semester Test

Assessment 4:

Final Test

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