Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week; 1 x 2 hour tutorial per week |
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Note: ABPL20041 The Construction Context may be taken concurrently with this subject. If you have not completed The Construction Context and wish to take it and Measurement of Building Works concurrently, you will need to contact your course adviser in the Environments and Design Student Centre.
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Basic computer skills.
|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 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
This subject introduces the quantification of building works. It covers the principles and practice of measurement in simple residential construction including the application and use of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement (ASMM) of Building works in practice. It covers the following aspects: writing description/specifications for measured building items; purpose and preparation of Bill of Quantities (BoQ); Processes of preparing BoQ including: taking-off, working-up, abstracting and billing; types of bill formats and their uses; basic principles of measurement and description of the following: groundworks (ordinary strip foundation on flat sites – linear) and superstructure (walls – masonry, and partitions including cladding; floors in concrete, reinforcement and formwork, simple timber pitched roof, Roofing, and finishes); Concept of BoQ estimating, pricing of items and introduction to building-up of rates for work items; Introduction to computerised measurement; Tender process.
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
Four practical exercises and assignments (40%) due in week 5 (10% group work), week 7 (10% individual work), week 9 (10% individual work) and week 11 (10% group work) respectively
Students are required to achieve a mark of at least 40% in the exam in order to pass the subject.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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At the completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer (in particular the University's Learning Management System - LMS) for access to information and for online discussion and communication with their tutors and their peers.
Civil (Engineering) Systems major |
Environments Discipline subjects
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
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