Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours; Non-contact time commitment: 120 hours |
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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Tuan Duc Ngo
ContactDr Tuan Ngo
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Tel: +61 3 83447950
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces to the students the fundamental concepts of design and analysis of prestressed concrete structures with applications to both buildings and bridges. There will also be detailed coverage of the design and construction of concrete highway bridges and the effective use of the strut-and-tie model. This subject will also cover state-of-the-art concrete technologies including high strength/high performance concrete, mix design for normal and high strength concrete, applications of precast concrete, durability of concrete structures.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion, students should have: |
|Assessment:||One written assignment on each of concrete technology, prestressed concrete and bridge engineering, each one of approximately 1,000 to 2,000 word-equivalents (total of 30% for the 3 assignments).|
|Recommended Texts:||Warner, R.F., Rangan, B.V., Hall, A.S. and Faulkes, K.A., “Concrete Structures” Longman, 1998.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject replaces:
Master of Engineering Structures |
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