SRT153 - Building Materials Science
2021 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)|
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 1 hour scheduled online class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
SRT153 introduces students to the properties of materials used in a wide range of building applications. In this unit, students will learn about the chemical and physical properties and the procedures for selection of appropriate materials and their uses in buildings. Learning and assessment activities include the study of materials such as timber, concrete, metals, stone and ceramics, plastics and glass and the environmental significance of materials. Students will examine these material within the framework of sustainability and embodied energy.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.
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