High Rise Construction
Build your knowledge of commercial and industrial construction technology. Uncover the structure of buildings and materials used from footings to formwork. Learn to read and interpret plans and clarify building requirements in commercial construction.
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- 02 Mar 2020
- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the effectiveness of various construction processes used in high rise buildings
evaluate the application and performance of materials used in local and international high rise construction
produce construction details that illustrate and support component interfaces.
- Introduction / Site Investigation
- Site Surveying
- Retaining Walls
- Suspended Floors
- External Walls, Facings and Claddings
- Prestressed Concrete
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
CUR-CME101-Low Rise Construction, or CUR-CME110 ;
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Commercial Construction.
This subject broadens students' knowledge in commercial and industrial areas of construction technology. Students will examine how commercial and industrial buildings are built and how materials are used in them and develop the ability to read plans and illustrate construction details. Fieldwork is a component of this subject.
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- Folio (20%)
- Folio (30%)
- Invigilated exam (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
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