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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 3011

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100731

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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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

To consolidate understanding of the analysis of structures. To introduce students to the finite element method and its applications in structural engineering.

Course content

Frame analysis; deflections of beams, trusses and frames; indeterminate structures; plastic collapse analysis of beams and frames, energy method; finite element theory and techniques; commercial FEM software packages applications.

Textbook(s)

Hibbeler, R.C. , Structural Analysis, current edition, Pearson Higher Education, United Kingdom

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
CIVE 2005 Mechanics of Materials

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (Online lectures and tutorials) N/A x 12 weeks
Computer Practical (On campus at Mawson Lakes) N/A x 1 week

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, MAWSON LAKES
Test N/A 15% 1 hour
Group project Calculation based 35% N/A
Continuous assessment Weekly problem-based exercises 10% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Test N/A 15% 1 hour
Group project Calculation based 35% N/A
Continuous assessment Weekly problem-based exercises 10% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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