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SRT351 - Construction and Structures 3

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: 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


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 developed in SRT151 and SRT251 (Construction and Structures 1 and 2) and provides opportunity to further understanding of structural principles and construction methodologies of high-rise  buildings and tall structures through a systematic examination of their design and construction.  Structural topics include:  introduction to permanent and temporary forces acting on structural elements and systems; principles governing  selection of structural systems; structural behaviour and adequacy of building components including formwork and scaffolding.  Construction topics include: construction methods of deep foundations including piling; basements and waterproofing; building core and lift-shafts including slip-formworks; pre-and-post tensioning; curtain walls and facades.  Construction site operation, prefabrication and assembly methods, materials handling and lifting processes and equipment for construction of high- rise buildings are also part of this unit.


Examination 50%, group assignment 50%.  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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