Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:June, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Intensive teaching mode
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Equivalent of 24 hours lectures and 36 hours practical work, delivered in a two week teaching block. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Barbara Ozarska
Course Administrator, Master of Forest Ecosystem Science, Phone: +61 3 5321 4300 Fax: +61 3 5321 4166 Email: email@example.com
The molecular revolution is increasingly affecting the way we understand and manage our natural systems.
This subject has been designed to target students with forestry, land management, science and biochemistry backgrounds, but will be invaluable for any student who wishes to expand their understanding of the role trees play in terrestrial ecosystems and for the forest industry.
On completion of this subject students should have a practical knowledge of:
Completion of an assignment for example a literature review or project relating to the practical application environmental reporting or design of a timber structure. Project proposal (500 words) 5%, Report (4000 words) 65%, Presentation 10%, Work book and laboratory book (2000 words) 20%
|Prescribed Texts:||Course notes will be provided|
Timber Engineering Step 1. Basis of design, material properties, structural components and joints. First Edition, Centrum Hout, The Netherlands.
Timber Engineering Step 2. Design - Details and structural system.First Edition, Centrum Hout, The Netherlands.
Wood Handbook. Wood as an Engineering Material. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Products Laboratory. Ag. Handbook No. 72.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.forests.unimelb.edu.au/subjects.html|
Master of Environment |
Master of Environment
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
Sustainable Forests |
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