Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Using project-based learning in small groups, students will develop skills in the first phase of the structural design process - decision making and the conceptual design and development of structural systems. This will be supplemented by coverage of related topics such as concrete framed structures, steel framed structures, fire engineering, tilt-up construction, footings, masonry, prestressed concrete and retaining walls.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHaider Al Abadi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CIV3ST2


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsReinforced Concrete BasicsPrescribedFoster, SJ, Kilpatrick, AE & Warner, RF1ST ED. PEARSON.
ReadingsSteel Designers HandbookPrescribedGorenc,B.,Tinyou,R. and Syam,A. (2005)7TH ED. UNSW PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHaider Al Abadi

Class requirements

One 5.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"The 5-hours of contact will consist of lectures, tutorials, design studios and site visits"


Assessment elementComments%
two group design assignments - 1000 words each per student50
two individual design assignments - 1000 words each per student50