Course Title: Evaluate hydrodynamic systems and system components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6130 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Title: Evaluate hydrodynamic systems and system components

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019,
Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the evaluation of fluid systems and system components. It includes hydrodynamic fundamentals, including properties of fluids and system component materials, evaluation of system component performance related to flow rates, pressures,
forces and power of containment, transport and use of fluids, work health and safety (WHS) compliance requirements and risk management procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
MEM23006A Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM23113A Evaluate hydrodynamic systems and system components


1. Establish scope of hydrodynamic system

2. Apply principles and techniques required for evaluation of hydrodynamic system and components

3. Evaluate hydrodynamic system and components

4. Report results

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:


Assessment 1: Assignment Part A- Quiz

Assessment 2: Lab Report (Centrifugal Pump Experiment)

Assessment 3: Assignment Part B

Assessment 4: Final Test


These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix

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