SEN769 - Advanced Structural Design


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


For S460 students: SEV300 and SEV320 and SEV323 and completion of 22 credit points



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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

1 x 2 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour studio per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2 x 1 hour online seminars per week


This unit addresses advanced topics in structural design of concrete, steel, or composite structures according to the Australian design codes. It examines various design parameters and construction materials to ensure their efficient use in structural applications. Relevant design rules/codes will be thoroughly covered to make students aware of the ongoing changes as new technologies emerge. Theories will be covered with a focus on practical applications. Fundamental concepts of design procedures will be introduced through design seminar and projects.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the oral defence, and a mark of at least 40% in the final design report.

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