Course Title: Environment Systems and Integration
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2012
Course Code: AERO5391
Course Title: Environment Systems and Integration
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)
Course Contact : Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Mr. Andrew Kim
Location: City 57.5.20
Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace
MATH5156 Aerospace Mathematics 1
ONPS5098 Aerospace Physics
This course aims to provide training on aircraft environmental systems and aircraft systems integration.
This course provides the underpinning knowledge in aircraft pressurisation, oxygen systems and air-conditioning principles.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBH735 Environment Systems and Integration
1. Explain aircraft pressurisation terms and applications.
2. Explain principles of operation for pressurisation systems and components.
3. Explain principles of and terminology used in an aircraft air-conditioning system.
4. Describe vapour cycle air-conditioning systems and components including their respective constructional features and functions.
5. Describe air cycle air-conditioning systems and components, including their respective constructional features and functions.
6. Describe aircraft combustion heating system construction and operation.
7. Describe the function, construction and operation of aircraft fuel systems and components.
8. Explain the need for aircraft oxygen systems.
9. Describe the function, construction, layout and safety precautions associated with aircraft oxygen systems.
Details of Learning Activities
Students will participate in tutorial, group discussions and written assignments.
Week 1: Tutorial 1
Week 2: Tutorial 2
Week 3: Tutorial 3
Week 4: Tutorial 4
Week 5: Tutorial 5
Week 6: Tutorial 6
Week 7: Tutorial 7
Week8: Tutorial 8
Week 9: Tutorial 9
Week 10: Tutorial 10
Week 11: Revision
Week 12: Final Examination
There is a 26-hour student directed learning component in this course
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics, Airframe Handbook, Federal Aviation Administration Publications, Washington DC, USA
- Pen and paper
- Access to computer with word processing and internet
Overview of Assessment
To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.
Assessment 1: Assignments - 30%
Assessment 2: Written Exam - 70%
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