Course Title: Avionics Systems And Integration

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: AERO5397

Course Title: Avionics Systems And Integration

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact Email:steven.bevan@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Kim
Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 99254295
Fax: 99258099
Email: andrew.kim@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

AERO5386 Aircraft Instrument Fundamentals
EEET6533 Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1

Course Description

This course aims to provide an overview of integrated avionics systems for personnel employed as para-professional technicians.
This course focuses on avionic system principles, interface and integration of systems such as compass, communication navigation and how these systems integrate together.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBH153 Avionics Systems and Integration


Learning Outcomes


1. Describe the basic principles of operation of the avionics systems and their sub-systems that make up a typical integrated system.
2. Describe the information required and generated by the sub-systems of avionics systems.
3. Describe to block diagram level the operation of an integrated avionics system of a typical modern aircraft.


Details of Learning Activities

1.1 Describe the principles of operation of the following systems and related sub-systems:
radio and magnetic navigation
communication and identification
control and display
data processing
status and monitoring
ordinance control

2.1 Briefly describe the information required and generated by the sub-systems of the following systems:
radio and magnetic navigation
communication and identification
control and display
data processing
status and monitoring
ordinance control

3.1 Describe to block diagram level the operation of an integrated avionics system that includes the following systems:
radio and magnetic navigation
communication and identification
control and display
data processing
status and monitoring
ordinance control


Teaching Schedule

Week 1
What is the principle of operation of an Avionics system and the integration of these systems 

Week 2
Building blocks of an integration Avionics system 

Week 3
Information and feedback systems of sub-systems of Avionics systems

Week 4
Describe to block diagram level the operation and integration of a typical modern aircraft. 

Week 5
Final examination 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Collinson R.P.G., “Introduction to Avionics”, Chapman &b Hall, 1988

Dale R. Cundy, Rick S. Brown, “Introduction to Avionics”.

Bose K. 1981 4th Edition “Aviation Electronics”, H.W. Sams Indianapolis

EA-AIS, 1985, “Aircraft Instrument System” Casper Wyo, ISBN 0891000623

Kendal B. 1993 “Manual of Avionics” Blackwell Scientific Publications, Melbourne

Pallett E.H.J. “Aircraft Instruments” 3rd Edition Longman, London.

Jepperson 1991 “Training Products (United Airlines), Avionics Fundamentals, Casper, Wyo

Henderson Max F. 1993 “Aircraft Instruments and Avionics for A & P Technicians, Casper Wyo ISBN 0891002936


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

To successfully complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing pratical tasks to aerospace standard.


Assessment Tasks

Participants are required to complete two assessment tasks. The first assessment task is a written assignment. The second assessment task is a closed book final examination at the end of the course.

Assessment task 1 (40%): Assignment

Assessment task 2 (60%): FINAL EXAMINATION


Assessment Matrix

 Learning Outcomes% of Assessment
Assessment 11 to 340
Assessment 21 to 360

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