Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:August, Burnley - Taught on campus.
This subject is taught intensively from 19 till 25 August 2013. Assessment period is from 19 August to 15 October 2013.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Equivalent of 24 hours of lectures and 36 hours of practical work, delivered in a 7 day teaching block. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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:
Participation in practical exercises (20%), Literature review assignments - 2,000 words (30%), Major assignment - 3,500 words (50%).
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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://www.forests.unimelb.edu.au/subjects.html|
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science |
Sustainable Forests |
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