MG5021 – Electonics Manufacturing 1

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Module code
MG5021
Module title
Electonics Manufacturing 1
Prescription
To develop an understanding of the design and production process of electronic printed circuit board manufacturing processes and methods of testing for electronic products.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Select circuit board, materials, and manufacturing technologies for a given electronic engineering application hardware solution.
2. Produce circuit schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork for a given electronic engineering application.
3. Assemble a printed circuit board based circuit.
4. Apply effective electronic product hardware testing and fault-finding techniques.
Content
• Selecting suitable materials and methods of manufacture for a given circuit
• Converting from a schematic diagram to a printed circuit board layout using a CAD software package
• Considerations regarding component placement on a printed circuit board
• Soldering techniques following safe industry practice used to connect components
• Operational testing in a safe manner conducted to confirm that product performs to specification
• Systematic fault-finding techniques and operational testing techniques