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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 1003

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013008

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To describe and explain the scientific and engineering properties, performance and use of materials and components in modern construction.

Course content

Properties of building materials, including their specification and failure. Structural, fire, environmental, dimensional, health and acoustic properties.

Primary construction materials and products, including clay, stone, steel, aluminium, wood, cement and aggregates.

Secondary construction materials and products, including paints, adhesives, sealants, plastics, renewables, glass and plaster.

The history, architectural application and lifecycle of construction materials and products.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Group assignment 2000 words (1000 each) 20% N/A
Group assignment 6000 words (1500 each) 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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