This subject provides an introduction to building services which include plumbing, electrical, mechanical and vertical transportation services. Students will be able to identify at the completion of this subject the appropriate services to a particular building with an ability to estimate approximate costs. Students will be asked to undertake a number of case studies.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Identify the components of conventional engineering systems in building, and an ability to describe their functions in general terms and the issues involved in their design.
2. Describe and discuss the contribution of engineering services in buildings to total energy use and consequent environmental impacts.
3. Identify alternative systems for meeting the needs of building users/occupants that are currently met by conventional engineering systems.
4. List the life-cycle costs and benefits associated with the use of low energy and/or passive engineering systems in buildings.
5. Recognise the space occupied by building services installations and where they are best placed.
There are no co-requisites.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||18/02/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||03/03/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||10/06/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||27/06/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||11/10/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||27/10/2019|