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Perform Engineering Measurements

Analyse materials for suitability in electrical equipment

This unit covers the analysis of static and dynamic parameters of electrical equipment associated with plant and machinery. It encompasses working safely, applying extensive knowledge of equipment operation and construction and its application, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting solutions and alternatives.

Note.

Typical machine problems are those encountered in meeting performance requirements and compliance standards, revising a machine operating parameters and dealing with machine malfunctions.

Pre-requisite

UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

This unit applies in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.

It may include information related to production, maintenance or associated processes. Information may be drawn from a variety of sources.

This unit includes the ability to communicate using common workplace terminology.

For access and recording of data requiring system knowledge and judgement, see Unit MEM16008A (Interact with computing technology).

Unit Category : Core Unit

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal student teacher hours : 18 hours

Advance Standing:

  • NSW module 6059F - MEM2.2C11  Organise and analyse information
  • MEM16.6A  Organise and communicate information
  • NSW module 8979P - Presenting Reports

This unit applies in manufacturing, engineering or related environments. It involves identifying the type and source of information required, and using the technology to access, input and store information. The equipment may include computers and a range of other equipment based on computing technology.

Unit Category: Core Unit

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal student teacher hours : 18 hours

Advanced standing:

  • NSW moudle 6059M - MEM2.9C10  Perform Computer Operations
  • MEM16.8C Interact with computing technology
  • NSW moudle 7449H Design Computing I

 

MEM30012A - Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

This unit covers applies the concepts of mathematics to appropriate and simple engineering situations within the individual's area of engineering expertise.

This unit applies to technician level work that requires basic algebraic,
trigonometric and statistical knowledge and skill.

Prerequisite: Nil

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the
knowledge and skills to take samples and apply statistical processes to monitor
production.

Unit Category : Group A - General Elective

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal teaching/learning hours: 18 hours

Advanced Standings:

               6059LR MEM 15.1A perform basic statistical quality control
 MEM15.1 Perform basic statistical quality control

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to establish function and purpose of a selected circuit, extract a circuit diagram from existing drawings and documentation and analyse the circuit for electrical characteristics.  As a result, you will be able to apply these skills to analyse a simple electrical system circuit

Unit Category  : Group A - General Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nomina student/Teacher hours : 36 hours

 

Pre-requisites :

  • MEM1204A Perform Computations

Advance Standing:

  • MEM30.25 Analyse a simple electrical system circuit

Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to perform basic electronic calculations, select, test and use simple electronic switching and timing circuits and select common power supplies and power control devices. As a result, you will be able to apply these skills to select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits.
 
Category : Group A - General Elective

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal hours : 36 hours
Pre-requisite
  • MEM12024A - Perform Computations
Advanced standings
  • MEM30026 - Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits
  • MEM30.26 - Select and test components for simple electronic switching and timing circuits
 
 
 

This unit covers recognising common materials used in engineering, assisting in the selection of a material for a specific application, and using test results to evaluate the properties of materials.

Pre-Requisties : None

Nominal hours: 36

This unit of competency covers the application of mathematical analysis, graphical and software techniques to engineering problems. It includes exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric equations involving single and double angles, sequences and series, two dimensional vector analysis, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.

Unit Category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 54 hours

 

This unit of competency covers the identification and matching of electrical supply and electrical system equipment and components to mechanical, manufacturing and mechatronic engineering applications. It includes electrical principles and laws, inductive and capacitive effects on AC supplies, control system power supply fundamentals, electrical safety and earthing systems, electrical motors and motor controls.

Unit category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A Apply Technical Mathematics

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to operate a computer &/or controller system and develop/customise computer &/or controller systems/programs. 

Unit Category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 COMPETENCY (UNGRADED)

Nominal learner/teacher hours : 54 hours

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

Advanced Standings:

  • MEM23.3 Operate and program computers and/or controllers in engineering situations

This unit of competency covers the identification and matching of electrical supply and electrical system equipment and components to mechanical, manufacturing and mechatronic engineering applications. It includes electrical principles and laws, inductive and capacitive effects on AC supplies, control system power supply fundamentals, electrical safety and earthing systems, electrical motors and motor controls.

Unit Category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

 

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A Apply Technical Mathematics
  • MEM23111A Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to write, test, edit and monitor basic programs using a hand program loader. As a result, you will be able to apply these skills to Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers

Unit Category: Group A - General Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

 

Advanced standings:

  • MEM30.27 Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to manage yourself; work effectively in a team; manage information, work priorities & resources; facilitate & capitalise on change & innovation and establish & maintain business relationships

Unit Category: 1

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

Result code: Non-gradd

Pre-requisite:

  • MEM16006A Organise and Communicate Information

Advance standings:

  • MEM22.2 Manage Self in the Engineering Environment

This unit of competency covers the evaluation of thermodynamic systems and components, such as heat exchangers, heat engines, refrigeration and air conditioners, and air compressors.

Unit Category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nominal hours: 36 hours

 

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004 Apply Technical Mathematics
  • MEM23006A Apply Fluid and Thermodynamics Principles in Engineering

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.

Unit Category: Group B - Specialist Elective

Grade Code: 42 Competency (ungraded)

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 54 hours

 

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A Apply Technical Mathematics
  • MEM23006A Apply Fluid and Thermodynamics Principle in Engineering

This unit of competency covers the integration of mechatronic fundamentals to achieve an engineering or related task. It includes identifying task parameters, personal and team functions, and work health and safety (WHS) requirements. It includes investigation of programmable machines, controllers and mechatronic devices, and automated systems and mechatronic fundamentals, including mechatronic methods and processes, workshop techniques, materials, scientific and mathematical principles and computer software. It requires completion of the task in cooperation with the team and documentation of the process and outcomes.

Unit category: 3

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 72 hours

Result Code: Non-graded

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A
  Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23111A
  Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications
  • MEM23112A
  Investigate electrical and electronic controllers in engineering applications

This unit of competency covers the skills needed to undertake a range of mechatronic analyses. The analyses may relate to design or contribution to the design of mechatronic devices or automated plant or be for other purposes, including fitness for purpose evaluations, installation and commissioning, system changes or improvements or other mechatronic engineering-related tasks. It includes application of mechanical, fluid, electrical and controller design and analytical techniques.

Unit category: 3

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 54 hours

Result code: Non-graded

This unit of competency covers the integration of mechanical fundamentals to achieve an engineering or related task. It includes identifying task parameters, personal and team functions, chain of responsibility and work health and safety (WHS) guidelines. It includes investigation of machines, mechanisms and mechanical systems, and mechanical fundamentals, such as mechanical methods and processes, workshop techniques, materials, scientific and mathematical principles and computer software. It requires completion of the task in cooperation with the team and documentation of the process and outcomes.

Unit Category: 3

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 72 hours

Result Code: Non-graded

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 54 hours

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A
  Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23109A
  Apply engineering mechanics principles

When you have completed this unit of competency you will have developed the knowledge and skills to identify/implement engineering practices; negotiate, document, monitor outcomes and performance measures; negotiate, develop and document work instructions; perform hazard and risk analysis; monitor progress; conclude engineering activities appropriately; evaluate career options and develop a career development strategy

Unit Category: 1

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

Result code: Non-graded

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM16006A Prepare and Organise Information

Advance standings:

  • MEM22.1 Perform Engineering Activities

This unit of competency covers the evaluation of automated devices, machines and processes controlled by microprocessors. This includes integration of input devices/sensors, output devices/actuators, controllers, interfacing and signal conditioning, human-machine interfaces (HMIs), networking options, data and communications protocols software, and programming of microcontrollers and automation safety. Analog interfacing is included but not proportional integral derivative (PID) interfacing.

Unit Category: 3

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

Result code: Non-graded

Pre-requisites:

  • MEM23004A
  Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23111A
  Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications
  • MEM23112A
  Investigate electrical and electronic controllers in engineering applications

This unit of competency covers the evaluation of automated devices, machines and processes controlled by programable logic controllers (PLCs). It includes basic PLC architecture, associated control system components and programming techniques, work health and safety (WHS) compliance requirements, risk management, automation safety, networking for data sharing and remote control, and broad implications of wiring rules.

Unit Category: 3

Nominal learner/teacher hours: 36 hours

Result code: Non-graded

Pre-requisites

  • MEM23004A
  Apply technical mathematics
  • MEM23111A
  Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications
  • MEM23112A
  Investigate electrical and electronic controllers in engineering applications