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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2010 - 2011

Module Title Work Equipment
Module Code MM512
School School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Online Module Resources

NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

To provide an understanding on the basic work equipment and machinery safety. To provide an understanding system reliability and machinery integrity. To inroduce students to machinery safety legislation.

Learning Outcomes

1. Recognise the different machinery hazards.
2. Describe the different procedures of machinery safety
3. Recognise machinery safety legislation

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Laboratory4No Description
Lecture20No Description
Independent Study100No Description
Total Workload: 124

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment50% Examination Weight50%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

  • Eggert R.J.: 2006, Desidn Safe Machinery, BSI, 013143358X
Other Resources

Programme or List of Programmes
GDSHGrad. Dip. in Safety and Health at Work
MSHMBS in Safety & Health at Work