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SEE412 - Industrial Data Communication

Unit details


2018 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not available from 2018 (replaced by SEE407)

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shama Islam


SEE312 or SIT202



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 7 x 2 hours of project work (including lab activities) per trimesters. Students must attend and participate in project work (including lab activities) for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.


This unit aims to provide students with adequate technical knowledge about industrial data communication and design technologies used for industrial networks, automotive industries and smart grids. Different industrial data communication technologies such as industrial programmable device network, standard industrial protocols, fieldbus, profibus, communication security mechanisms and SCADA will be covered in this unit.


Topic tests (2 x 10% each) 20%, project work (laboratory activity 10%, project design and report 20%) 30%, examination 50%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and 40% in the project work (including laboratory activities).

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