Course Title: Avionics Systems And Integration

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

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

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Course Coordinator: Dr. Bill Chau
Contact Details: 9925 4070

Teacher : Mr. Andrew Kim
Contact: 99254295

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

The purpose of this module is to provide underpinning knowledge to support competency based training para-professional technicians.
Learning activities will include tutorials, group discussions and written assesments.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1: Tutorial 1

Week 2: Tutorial 2

Week 3: Tutorial 3

Week 4: Tutorial 4

Week 5: Revision

Week 6: Final Examination

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


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

Other Information

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