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SEN767 - Composite Structures

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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