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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.
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|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.