Course Title: Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: EEET6533

Course Title: Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Nihal Hana

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4523

Course Contact Email:nihal.hana@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Kim
Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 9925 4295
Fax 9925 8099
Email: andrew.kim@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Yr 10 or trade level mathematics

Course Description

This course aims to provide underpinning knowledge in electronics for training in para-professional technician field.
The purpose of this study is to provide underpinning knowledge of electrical fundamentals, calculations, test equipment and provides knowledge of electromagnetic flux applications.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBH151 Aerospace Electronic Fundamentals 1


Learning Outcomes


1. Explain concepts relating to and calculate the maximum and minimum values of electrical components.
2. Describe fundamental electrical concepts and principles.
3. Describe and explain resistance and resistors and perform related calculations.
4. Discuss the application of multi-range/function meters.
5. Discuss and demonstrate the application of Cathode Ray Oscilloscopes (CROs).
6. Explain and perform calculations relating to capacitance and capacitors.
7. Explain aspects of magnetism and magnetic fields.
8. Explain aspects of and perform calculations relating to electromagnetism and electromagnetic fields.
9. Explain aspects of and perform calculations relating to inductance and inductors.


Details of Learning Activities

This module facilitates articulation into Aerospace and Engineering Degree courses.


Teaching Schedule

Week 1: CROS and Multimeters
Week 2: Electrical Calculations, Electrical Fundamentals, Resistance and Resistors
Week 3: Capacitance and Capacitors
Week 4: Magnetism, Electromagnetism and Inductors
Week 5: Examination Revision


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Jackson, Introduction to Electronic Circuits

Floyd T., 5th Ed, Principles of Electric Circuits, Merril., Melbourne

Floyd T., 5th Ed, Electronic Fundamentals, Merril, Melbourne

Videos - Basic Electricity Parts 1 and 2


Other Resources


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.


Assessment Tasks

In 2009, participants are required to complete one assessment and one examination. The first assessment task is a test worth 40%. The examination, 60%, is a closed book examination at the end of the course.

Assessment Item 1 (40%): TEST

Assessment Item 2 (60%): FINAL EXAMINATION


Assessment Matrix

 Learning outcomes% of Assessment
Test 1110
Test 1210
Test 1310
Test 1410
Exam1 to 460

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