Formats and tools
- Unit Description
- Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
- Assessment Tool
- an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
- Assessment Template
- generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
- Assessment Matrix
- a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
- Wiki Markup
- mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
- Evidence Guide
- create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
- Competency Mapping Template
- Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
- Observation Checklist
- create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)
- Self Assessment Survey
- A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
- Moodle Outcomes
- Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
- Registered Training Organisations
- Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PMBTECH510A, 'Analyse failure in polymeric materials'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Analyse failure in polymeric materials' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)
Elements and Performance Criteria
Performance criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.
1. Analyse response to steady and static loads.
1.1 Determine stress strain response.
1.2 Determine tear/notch failures.
1.3 Identify modulus and yield.
1.4 Identify creep and stress relaxation.
1.5 Determine stiffness.
1.6 Identify applications where the typical viscoelastic response of polymers is an advantage.
1.7 Identify applications where the typical viscoelastic response of polymers must be modified and common methods of modification.
2. Analyse response to time varying loads.
2.1 Determine hysteresis in tensile and shear loadings.
2.2 Determine the effect of slow/rapid (impact) loading.
2.3 Identify failure modes in flex cycling
2.4 Identify fatigue failure.
2.5 Identify failures in sinusoidal loadings.
2.6 Identify applications where the typical viscoelastic response of polymers is an advantage.
2.7 Identify applications where the typical viscoelastic response of polymers must be modified and common methods of modification.
3. Analyse the effect of environment/history on mechanical response.
3.1 Determine effect of temperature on response.
3.2 Determine effect of surface degradation on response.
3.3 Determine effect of molecule/fibre/filler orientation on response.
3.4 Determine the effect of environmental degradation on failure.
3.5 Identify applications where the typical response of polymers is an advantage.
3.6 Identify applications where the typical response of polymers must be modified and common methods of modification.
4. Analyse the effect of shape on mechanical response.
4.1 Determine the effect of shape on the stress/strain relationship (triaxiality).
4.2 Determine the effect of shape on stiffness.
4.3 Determine the effect of shape on response to cyclical loads.
4.4 Determine the effect of shape on creep and relaxation.
4.5 Identify applications where the typical response of polymers is an advantage.
4.6 Identify applications where the typical response of polymers must be modified and common methods of modification.