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SEV323 - Steel Structures

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Ying Wang

Prerequisite:

SEV220

Prerequisite from 2017: SEV220 or SEV320

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hours of class per week, 1 x 2 hour  seminar per week, 2 x 1 hour practicals per trimester. All students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. 2 x 1 hour practicals per trimester. Students must 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 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 steel structural members, including tension and compression members, beams and beam-columns, welded and bolted connections, and frames.

Assessment

Examination 50%, two assignments (20% each) 40%, prac 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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