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SRT351 - Construction and Structures 3

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lassetter Shaw

Prerequisite:SRT251
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Content

SRT351 is the final unit in the construction and structures stream. Students will extend their knowledge from residential and low-rise commercial to the particular issues faced in the construction of multi-storey and high-rise buildings. Students will learn about constructing below ground floors, as well as working and building at height. Students will further investigate site preparation, equipment usage, erection and fabrication techniques, services provision, as well as the material and structural demands on building elements. Students will learn about the integration of structure, enclosure, and services with building utility, and how various engineering systems, along with approaches to construction, impact these in terms of building speed, cost, quality and construction complexity.

Assessment

Technology portfolio 20%, 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.

Unit Fee Information

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