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SEV210 - Construction Engineering

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Offering information:

2020 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Kazem Ghabraie
Prerequisite:

SEJ101, SEJ103 and SEB101

Corequisite:

SEE010 or SEJ010

Incompatible with:

SEV217

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

2 x 1 hours of class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per trimester. All students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

2 x 1 hour classes per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week. All students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive week (typically week 7).

Content

This unit aims to provide students with the understanding of construction engineering within the broader project discipline of project management as applicable to the civil engineering profession. Students will be able to apply basic construction engineering management principles including site preparation and construction work planning, quantity and cost estimation, project scheduling and site management as practicing engineering professionals. An introduction will be provided to the use of Building Information Models (BIMs) to generate constructability reports, coordinate, plan, schedule and provide estimates.

 

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit

At the completion of this unit students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Identify the issues, constraints and professional practice requirements for undertaking and managing an engineered construction project

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO2

Undertake a project site evaluation an develop a practical construction project site preparation and work plan

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO3

Develop construction tender documents for civil engineering construction activities, including cost and quantity estimations, for a construction tender

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO2: Communication
GLO4: Critical thinking
GLO5: Problem solving
GLO8: Global citizenship

ULO4

Develop a professional journal diary detailing professional activities contributing to the project outcome GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO6: Self-management

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Weighting (% total mark for unit) Indicative due week
Project management overview (group) Comprehensive project risk assessment 20% Week 5
Site evaluation, survey and work plan (group) Report 25% Week 7
Quantity and cost estimation report  Report 25% Week 9
Construction tender document and journal diary  Written report 30% Week 12

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 50% on the construction tender document and journal diary and a mark of at least 50% on the quantity and cost estimations report.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SEV210 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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