Course Title: Avionics Systems And Integration

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 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 : Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Course Coordinator: Bill Chau
Contact Details: 9925 4070;
bill.chau@rmit.edu.au

Teacher : Raymond Meyer
Contact: 99254973
raymond.meyer@rmit.edu.au 


Nominal Hours: 20

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

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

The purpose of this module is to provide underpinning knowledge to support competency based training para-professional technicians.
Learning activities will include lectures, tutorials and 737NG Simulator Avionic Systems operation.
This module facilitates articulation into Aerospace and Engineering degree courses


Teaching Schedule

Session Weeks 19- 22 What is the principle of operation of an Avionics system and the integration of these systems
Classroom,

Session Weeks 23-25 Building blocks of an integration Avionics system
Classroom,
Assignment 1

Session Weeks 26-28 Information and feedback systems of sub-systems of Avionics systems
Classroom,

Session Weeks 29-31 Describe to block diagram level the operation and integration of a typical modern aircraft.
Classroom, Week 30 29 August directed study

Session Weeks 32-35 GPWS
Classroom, Assignment 1 due Worth 40%

Session Week 36 Final test
Final assessment a closed book written test worth 60%.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


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 one assessment and one exam. The first assessment tasks is an assignment worth 40%. The second an examination worth 60% is a closed book final examination at the end of the course.

Assessment Item 1 (40%): Assignment
Assessment Item 2 (60%): FINAL EXAMINATION


Assessment Matrix

Competency / Module Assignment + 40%

Written Test + 60%

Element 1.1
Radio and magnetic navigation
YY
Element 1.2
Communication and identification
YY
Element 1.3
Control and display
YY
Element 1.4
Data processing
YY
Element 1.5
Status and monitoring
YY
Element 1.6
Ordinance control
YY
Element 2.1
Radio and magnetic navigation
YY
Element 2.2
Communication and identification
YY
Element 2.3
Control and display
YY
Element 2.4
Data processing
YY
Element 2.5
Status and monitoring
YY
Element 2.6
Ordinance control
YY
Element 3.1
Radio and magnetic navigation
YY
Element 3.2
Communication and identification
YY
Element 3.3
Control and display
YY
Element 3.4
Data processing
YY
Element 3.5
Status and monitoring
YY
Element 3.6
Ordinance control
YY

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