SEV300 - Reinforced Concrete and Steel Structures


2024 unit information

Offering information:

Available at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus from 2027

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250

One unit in SEJ201, SEM201, SEM222, or SEM223

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 2 x 2 hour practical experiences (studios) per week. 3 x 3 hour concrete practical experience (laboratory) sessions per trimester. Students are required to attend and participate in project oriented design-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online and collaborative learning including a 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour online practical experience (studio) per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project oriented design-based activities at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus at scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive activities.


This unit introduces the material properties and fundamental concepts for design procedures of concrete and steel structures. It includes an introduction to the basic material properties, structural design philosophies and serviceability requirements. Fundamental concepts and design procedures will be introduced through design studios and projects. The concrete design will be covered in the first eight weeks of the trimester, while the steel design will be covered during the remaining three weeks.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of 50% in each of the AT2 (concrete design report) and AT3 (steel design report)

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