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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 3013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
151741

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To enable students to design and analyse steel and timber structures.

Course content

Review of Limit state design and load evaluation. The influence of functional, environmental, aesthetic and economic factors on structural design. Analysis and design of steel and timber beams, tension and compression members. The design and detailing of connections for steel and timber structures. Use of design codes of practice.

Textbook(s)

Gorenc, B, Tinyou, R and Syam, A, Steel Designer's Handbook, current edition, UNSW Press, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
CIVE 2009 Civil Engineering Techniques
CIVE 2005 Mechanics of Materials

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial (Or Practical) 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial (Design Project) 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (Online lectures and tutorials) N/A x 12 weeks
Practical (On campus at Mawson Lakes) N/A x 2 days

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
Project Calculation based 35% N/A
Practical Calculation based x2 15% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Project Calculation based 35% N/A
Practical Calculation based x2 15% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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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