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Nelson Systems Engineering VCE Units 1-4

By | Copyright Year:2013 | ISBN-13: 9780170227452

Nelson Systems Engineering VCE Units 1-4 has been thoroughly updated and produced in full colour for better student learning. This comprehensive and useful resource book has two new chapters on digital manufacturing and control systems, and many more photos throughout.


The systems engineering process
Syllabus outcomes guide
1 Understanding systems
Case study 1: Water treatment and recycling system
2 Technology systems in society
Case study 2: Manufacturing and technology
3 Energy systems
Case study 3: Solar house
4 Mechanical systems
5 Electrotechnology
6 Digital manufacturing
7 Control systems
Case study 4: Remote control systems
8 Testing engineering systems
Case study 5: Testing flight data systems
9 The systems engineering process
Case study 6: Vehicle style and design
10 Production: Equipment, safety and materials
Revision tasks
A - Z Systems terminology


Pat O’Neill is technology coordinator and technology teacher at Taylors Lakes Secondary College in Melbourne. He teaches VCE Systems Engineering and VCE Product Design and Technology. Pat wrote the previous books for both the VCE Systems Engineering, and Systems and Technology studies. He has been involved in technology education and provision for a number of years as an assessor, lecturer, VCE reviewer and as president of his subject association. Pat has received awards from TEAV and ACET for his contribution to technology education.

Aaron Powter is a curriculum writer and engineering faculty leader at Harvester Technical College, Sunshine. He predominantly teaches in both VCE Systems Engineering and VET Engineering programs. Aaron has been involved in secondary education for the past 10 years and has worked for both Education Queensland and DEECD in Victoria. He is a VCAA assessor for Systems Engineering and sessional lecturer. Aaron is a qualified engineer with an extensive background in mechanics and engineering integrated systems. Aaron is an enthusiastic teacher who holds a passion for radio control aircraft, robotics and mechatronics.


New case studies

New chapters on digital manufacturing and control systems

Improved activities throughout chapters

Additional images and photos

Sample student folios and folio template online, plus two extra case studies from the second edition

Links to great technology websites


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