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SRT251 - Construction and Structures 2

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

I Martek





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit integrates knowledge understanding of construction developed in SRT151 Construction and Structures 1 and provides opportunity to further understanding of structural principles and construction methodologies applied to medium-rise commercial and industrial buildings through a systematic examination of their design and construction.  Structural topics include: interdiction to permanent and temporary forces acting on structural elements and systems; principles governing election of structural systems; structural behaviour and adequacy of building components including formwork and scaffolding. Construction topics include: site operations, sub-structure, super-structure and enclosure methodologies for medium–rise commercial and industrial buildings. Construction site operation, prefabrication and assembly methods, materials handling and lifting processes and equipment for construction of medium-rise commercial and industrial buildings are also part of this unit.


Two assignments (30% group, 30% individual) 60%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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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