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SSUD71-313: Commercial Construction and Engineering

Description

Commercial Construction and Engineering builds on the knowledge gained in Understanding Buildings and Structures & Materials. The environment and constraints impacting on a building construction project are analysed. Construction processes and materials common to many types of commercial building projects are examined. Processes for several ‘trades’ are discussed as well as construction techniques for major components such as foundations and basements, concrete shafts and suspended floors. A range of major plant and equipment is reviewed and other key site management issues considered. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSSUD71-313
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,410
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,570

Learning outcomes

1. Understand and describe basic construction and structural principles and practice in the design and construction of medium and high rise commercial construction projects.
2. Evaluate alternative construction systems and communicate construction solutions by means of sketches and drawings.
3. Assess temporary works and the suitability of plant and equipment for various construction methods.
4. Understand and interpret structural drawings and be conversant with engineering terminology.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Pre-requisites: ?

Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start23/09/2019
Cancellation 1?05/10/2019
Cancellation 2?08/10/2019
Last enrolment03/10/2019
Withdraw – Financial?16/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2019
Teaching census?15/10/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start27/01/2020
Cancellation 1?09/02/2020
Cancellation 2?12/02/2020
Last enrolment07/02/2020
Withdraw – Financial?21/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?08/03/2020
Teaching census?20/02/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020