This unit covers the selection of drive components based on design concepts for the operation of plant and electrical equipment. It encompasses working safely, applying extensive knowledge of drive component operation and characteristics, their application, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting solutions and alternatives.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE161A - Analyse static and dynamic parameters of electrical equipment


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - function of common mechanical drive parts and components; - Australian Standards governing the design of parts and components in a drive system; - selection criteria for a part or component or drive system to suit a particular application; - design philosophy applicable to mechanical, civil and electrical engineering; - essential features of a design specification; - understanding of Australian Standards and Codes of practice for design; - steps in a designing a design, and; - ergonomics in design.

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