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SEV323 - Steel and Timber Structures

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Bidur Kafle

Prerequisite:

One unit from SEM222, SEM201, SEJ201, SEM216

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 2 hour  seminar per week, 2 x 1 hour practicals per trimester. All students are required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week.

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hour classes per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week and 2 x 1 hour practicals per trimester. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

This unit introduces the fundamental concepts for design procedures of steel and timber structures and their behaviour during service life and according to the valid design codes. This will enable students to understand various design philosophies, to apply the knowledge to design structural members, including tension and compression members, beams and connections design for both timber and steel structures.  Design of  beam-columns and frames will also be covered for steel structures.

Assessment

Examination 40%, steel design task 30%, timber design task 20%, practical report 10%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the practical report.

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