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SRT151 - Construction and Structures 1

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Igor Martek

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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.

Content

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.

Assessment

Group assignment 20%, Group assignment 30%, and examination 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
$1096$1096$3057$3151

* 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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