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SET721 - Engineering Sustainability

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:

Carol Boyle (Trimester 2), Ian Gibson (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Sustainable engineering is a rapidly growing multidisciplinary branch of engineering that promotes a need for understanding trends, future perspectives, limits, boundaries, risks, resilience and long-term future thinking. Using holistic and multi-disciplinary approaches, students will evaluate infrastructure, and develop an integrated knowledge of key aspects of infrastructure systems including water, energy, transportation and communication which deliver sustainable outcomes. They will be able to devise, implement and manage solutions involved with the natural and built environment.

Assessment

Sustainable infrastructure group planning report 20%, infrastructure system development report 20%, peer review 20%, integrated sustainability plan 40%

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