This unit covers developing and implementing control solutions for systems using electro-pneumatic elements operating at extra-low voltage and variable speed drives. It encompasses safe working practices, establishing required control functions, checking device installation, entering instruction into programmable devices, following written and oral instruction and procedures and completing necessary documentation.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEI138A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Assessment

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: - electrical and pneumatic safety; - electrical/pneumatic drawing types and applications; - electrical and pneumatic control system components; - electrical relay types; - pneumatic control valves and actuators; - basic logic as applied to control systems; - evidence shall show an understanding of variable speed drive (VSD) functions and set up; - basic function of a variable speed drive in controlling an induction motor; - configuring a variable speed drive; - configuration includes setting rated motor voltage and current, digital and analogue inputs, speed range, ramp times and the like, and; - testing procedures.

Where to next?

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