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SSUD71-309: Building Services

Description

This subject provides an introduction to building services which include electrical, mechanical (HVAC), hydraulics, fire protection and vertical transportation services for medium to large scale, multi-storey buildings. Conventional and alternative systems will be explored with students able to identify, after this subject, the appropriate services to a particular building. Students will be required to undertake investigations of systems and buildings.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeSSUD71-309
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310

Learning outcomes

1. Identify the components of conventional engineering systems in buildings, and have the ability to describe their functions in general terms and the issues involved in their design. 1. Identify the components of conventional engineering systems in buildings, and have the ability to describe their functions in general terms and the issues involved in their design. 2. Evaluate with justified reasoning appropriate systems for various building scenarios. 2. Evaluate with justified reasoning appropriate systems for various building scenarios. 3. Estimate the space occupied by building services installations and where they are best placed in buildings. 3. Estimate the space occupied by building services installations and where they are best placed in buildings. 4. Describe and discuss the life-cycle issues associated with engineering services in buildings; costs, lifespan, energy use and consequent environmental impacts. 4. Describe and discuss the life-cycle issues associated with engineering services in buildings; costs, lifespan, energy use and consequent environmental impacts. 5. Identify alternative systems for meeting the needs of building users/occupants that are currently met by conventional engineering systems. 5. Identify alternative systems for meeting the needs of building users/occupants that are currently met by conventional engineering systems.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Pre-requisites: ?

Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021