Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 X 2 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour of tutorial per week |
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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
CoordinatorDr Toong-Khuan Chan
The Eastern Precinct (building 138)
(between Doug McDonell building and Eastern Resource Centre)
Commercial and high rise construction (excluding industrial buildings) relies heavily of the use of reinforced concrete for the structural components. The cost of the building structure is a significant portion of the total cost of the project. The interpretation of the information provided on the engineers’ reinforced concrete drawings and specifications provides the necessary means to be able to transfer this data into the physical built form. As a result, this subject investigates the rheology of concrete and the use of admixtures. Structural design concepts for reinforced concrete structures are analysed and their influence on construction methods assessed. The concepts relate to reinforced concrete frames including slab and beam systems, prestressed concrete design concepts and construction methods and composite construction systems. Other related topics include exposed concrete surface finishes, sprayed concrete technology, concrete detailing and constructability.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: A minimum mark of 40% must be achieved in both the ‘construction’ and ‘structures’ sections of the examination 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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On successful completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer primarily for technical construction product information and for the LMS.
Architecture major |
Civil (Engineering) Systems major
Environments Discipline subjects
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
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