Subject CVEN30008 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours of lectures + 2 hours of Laboratory Practical per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours for the semester
|Prerequisites:|| Prerequisite for this subject is either admission to Master of Engineering OR the following subject |
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests 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 |
CoordinatorDr Lihai Zhang
ContactEngineering Student Centre
Ground Floor, Old Engineering Building
The University of Melbourne Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 3 8344 6703
Fax: +61 3 9349 2182
|Subject Overview:||This subject will focus on how risk analysis and management principles and techniques can be applied to engineering projects. Topics covered include: probability, random variables and their probability distributions and simulation techniques; confidence intervals and significance testing; parameter estimation, least squares modelling; an introduction to the history of engineering failures; the forms of risk and risk identification; the sociological implications of acceptable risk; approaches to risk management, monitoring for compliance, risk perception and design implications.|
|Objectives:||At the completion of this subject students should be able to; |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Engineering |
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Science
Civil (Engineering) Systems |
Master of Engineering (Environmental)
Master of Engineering (Structural)
Physical (Environmental Engineering) Systems
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