MECT06009 2013 Electromechanical Technology

General Details

Full Title
Electromechanical Technology
Transcript Title
N/A %
Subject Area
MECT - Mechatronics
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
John Hession
Programme Membership
SG_EMECH_B07 201300 Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering in Mechatronics SG_EMTRN_C06 201500 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Mechatronics

This Module introduces the student into practical electrical wiring for industry.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Basic Wiring


Termination & Fault Finding in Construction


Simple Control Circuit


Electrical Safety


Workshop Practice


Making of Earth Pit


Testing of Circuits

Module Assessment Strategies

The student will be assessed on a combination of events

1. Final exam

2. report writing

3. lab work

Indicative Syllabus


Workshop Practice

Making external thread on mild steel (MS) rod
Method of hack sawing

Drilling through holes

Internal threading

Operate an electrical drill

Safety Site tidiness

Basic Wiring (P.V.C.)

One lamp controlled by one SPT switch

Two lamp controlled by two independent SPT switch

Basic Wiring MS

Cut thread on MS pipe using a die stock

One lamp controlled by one SPT switch metal conduit

Two lamp controlled by two SPT switch in metal conduit

Independently controlled one lamp and one socket in metal conduit.

Termination & Fault Finding in Construction M/C. & Fitting

Memco Rectifier

K320 Generator

Transformer 2 Phase

 Transformer 3 Phase

Simple Control Circuit

DOL Starter

Forward & Reverse Starter

Star delta starter

Connection of measuring instrument, rotary switch




Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
80 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
20 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical Evaluation Lab work Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 70 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
2 Written Report report Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % Week 6 4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 20 % End of Term 1,3,4,7

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Engineering Laboratory Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Laboratory Practical Engineering Laboratory Lab 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Practical Electrical Wiring: Residential, Farm, Commercial & Industrial: Based on the 2011 National Electrical Code

Herbert P. Richter (Author), Frederic P. Hartwell

Other Resources

Moodle IT Sligo

Additional Information