This unit covers diagnosing and rectifying faults in digital components of electronic control systems. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting diagrams and technical data, applying knowledge of digital systems to logical fault finding processes, implementing fault rectification, safety and functional testing and reporting work activities and outcomes.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEI139A

Prerequisites

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

UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

Where pre-requisite pathways have been identified. All competencies in the Common Unit Group (above) must be have been completed plus all the competencies in one (1) of the identified Pathway Unit Group(s): Instrumentation and Control or Electrical. Please contact the Polytechnic for the list of units as per each pathway group.

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: - digital control systems; - numbering systems; - combinational logic networks; - logic families and specifications; - encoders and decoders; - flipflops; - registers; - counters; - digital to analog conversion; - analog to digital conversion; - display devices; - digital fault finding; - interfacing logic devices to external loads, and; - programmable logic devices.

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