Engineering Studies – H4 Telecommunication Engineering – Engineering Profession
This topic outlines the role that an engineering report plays in various engineering situations. Considering the components of a report and the purpose of a report are required.
Case studies of telecommunication products and networks form the basis of investigation.
Australian innovation and achievement are highlighted.
- The process of developing a product considering:
- Material selection based on material properties
- Manufacturing selection based on material properties
- Structural design based on mechanical analysis
- Testing and evaluation processes
- Australian achievement and innovation
- Television Case Study – digital television transmission and display
- When might engineering reports be written?
- Explain the process of writing an engineering report.
- Discuss the development of one telecommunication product in terms of:
- The engineering design process during development.
- The relevance of safety guidelines and Australian Standards.
- How materials might have been selected.
- What environmental considerations might have been considered.
- What manufacturing techniques were required.
- What forms of technical communication would have been used.
- The role of the engineering report.
- Describe examples of material choice and manufacturing options. Explain specific detail about polymer/metal/composite choices. What criteria are used to make engineering decisions with materials and processes? What are the technical specifications of the materials?
- What mechanical analysis was conducted? Was this done using particular testing equipment?
How are the specifications for the product determined regarding strength and other properties?
- What role did engineers take in developing manufacturing specification and the technical drawings/graphics?
- What modelling was done? Was a prototype constructed and how was that made? How was the prototype tested?
- What are the future plans for telecom products?