SRT251 - Construction and Structures 2
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)|
1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
This unit builds on the knowledge gained in the construction of simple residential building covered in SRT151, and develops that knowledge in the construction of larger, more complex, industrial and commercial buildings. Students will learn about the various structural solutions available to carry significant dead and live loads, and to span and cover wide areas, such as portal frames, and web truss systems. Students will also learn about the characteristics of various proprietary products, such as roofing materials, framing systems, walling components, and building services. Structural processes and issues will also be covered in matters such as, site preparation, fabrication techniques, construction methodologies, as well as component detailing and joining.
Online quizzes 10%, technology portfolio 10%, group case study analysis report and presentation 40%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.