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SRT153 - Building Materials Science

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Adam Krezel

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 hour seminar per week (for 7 weeks), 2 x field trips (approximately 4 hours per trimester)

Content

SRT153 introduces students to the properties of materials used in a wide range of building applications. In this unit, students will learn about the chemical and physical properties and the procedures for selection of appropriate materials and their uses in buildings. Learning and assessment activities include the study of materials such as timber, concrete, metals, stone and ceramics, plastics and glass and the environmental significance of materials. Students will examine these material within the framework of sustainability and embodied energy.

Assessment

5 x in-class tests (2% each) 10%, timber report 10%, embodied energy report 20%, building material report 20%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3149$3246

* 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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