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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 2007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013009

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

The aim of this course is for students to discover the scientific principles used in the design and management of enclosed environments in residential and commercial buildings. 

Course content

Application of physical principles to the maintenance of conditions within buildings. Thermal comfort, heat load analysis, air conditioning processes, plant selection and sizing. Implications for managing the construction process. Gas, oil, electricity and solid fuels. Design of hot and cold water supply, drainage systems and effluent, electrical supply and distribution systems and vertical transportation. Introduction to building services.

Textbook(s)

Hall, F and Greeno, R 2015, Building Services Handbook, 8th edition, Routledge

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
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1350 words 40% N/A
Assignment 1350 words 30% N/A

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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