Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:October, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Please note that this subject has a pre-teaching period and during this time students will be required to read the book 'Wood in Australia' (Part 1) by Keith R Bootle, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 2010.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 42 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Barbara Ozarska
Graduate School of Science
Ground Floor, Building 142
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Assoc Prof Barbara Ozarska email@example.com
This subject introduces students to various concepts of sustainable and renewable timber products including timber engineering, design durability, manufactured wood products, biomass waste utilization and recycling, environmental considerations in timber use and more. A major focus will be placed on environmental aspects of the use of timber as a building material and the role of timber in ecologically sustainable design. Students will be introduced to concepts in:
On completion of this subject students should have a practical knowledge of:
Final test based on the knowledge gained on the subject on the last day of Intensive subject (30%) 1000 words,
Major assignment - 4,000 words due 8 weeks after subject ends (70%).
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Course notes will be provided on LMS
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/master-of-forest-ecosystem-science|
Graduate Certificate in Forest Systems Management |
Graduate Diploma in Forest Systems Management
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Sustainable Forests |
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