This unit covers solving problems with electronic aspects of single phase power control devices and circuits. The unit encompasses safe working practices, interpreting diagrams, applying knowledge of electronic power control devices and their application, using effective problem solving techniques, safety and functional testing and reporting work activities and outcomes.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEI148A

Prerequisites

A student must have completed all the units in the Common Unit Group, as well as all units contained within one Pathway Group. Common Unit Group: UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace, and; UEENEEE104A Solve problems in d.c. Circuits. Electrotechnology Pathway Group: Please contact Victoria Polytechnic, for the list of pre-requisites required and contained within this group. Electronics and Communications Pathway Group: Please contact Victoria Polytechnic, for the list of pre-requisites required and contained within this group. Electrical Pathway Group: Please contact Victoria Polytechnic, for the list of pre-requisites required and contained within this group. Instrumentation and Control Pathway Group: Please contact Victoria Polytechnic, for the list of pre-requisites required and contained within this 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: - introduction to power control; - single phase power rectifiers; - silicon controlled rectifiers; - triacs and gate turn off (GTO) thyristors; - power transistors (BJTs); - power field effect transistors (FET); - triggering devices diac; - programmable unijunction transistors (PUTs); - triggering circuits; - half wave controlled rectification; - full wave controlled bridge rectification; - fully controlled bridge rectification; - single-phase a.c. voltage control; - zero voltage switching (ZVS), and; - fault finding of power control circuits.

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