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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)|
1 x 2 hour class per week, 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.|
In this unit students will learn about the construction of simple residential buildings. Students will learn about the building elements that comprise a house, such as foundations, flooring, walls, roofs, and internal fit-out. Students will also learn about different structural systems in use, such as brick veneer, trusses and waffle slabs. Engineering considerations that bear on house construction, such as loads, forces, fixing techniques, and material properties will also be covered. Finally, students will be introduced to domestic building processes, such as site preparation, temporary structures, scheduling, safety, management, fabrication, equipment, permits and codes.
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.
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