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SRT251 - Construction and Structures 2

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lassetter Shaw





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


This unit builds on the knowledge gained in the construction of simple residential building covered in SRT151, and develops that knowledge in the construction of larger, more complex, industrial and commercial buildings. Students will learn about the various structural solutions available to carry significant dead and live loads, and to span and cover wide areas, such as portal frames, and web truss systems. Students will also learn about the characteristics of various proprietary products, such as roofing materials, framing systems, walling components, and building services. Structural processes and issues will also be covered in matters such as, site preparation, fabrication techniques, construction methodologies, as well as component detailing and joining.


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.

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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