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SRT351 - Construction and Structures 3

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

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.


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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