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SEN767 - Composite Structures

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Riyadh Al-Ameri





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour design class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit introduces the fundamental concepts for design procedures for composite structures and their behaviour during service life and according to the valid design codes. This will include specifying loads on the structure, use of composite materials, and introduction to various design philosophies, design of the shear connectors and main composite structural elements as well as composite construction. This unit will apply advanced design procedures to composite structures of steel and concrete, including composite floor-beam systems.


Design project 50%, presentation 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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