Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. interpret and communicate the principles and rules for measuring engineering works
  2. interpret specifications and drawings for measuring engineering works
  3. produce measurements for engineering works in accordance with industry principles and rules.
    • Measuring Civil Engineering Works
    • Measuring Site Clearance and Demolition
    • Measuring Excavation and Filling
    • Measuring Slopes, Tunnels and Shafts
    • Measuring Dredging, Piling and Caissons
    • Measuring Roads, Pavings and Railway Track Works
    • Introduction to Measuring Mechanical Installations
    • Measuring Simple Mechanical Services
    • Measuring Simple Electrical Installations
    • Introduction to Measuring Hydraulic Services
    • Measuring Simple Plumbing Services
    • Measuring Simple Drainage Services
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-CME201-Building Measurement


Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Civils and Service Measurement.

An examination of the principles and rules of engineering measurement in infrastructure and industrial projects, using Australian and international standard methods of measurement. The subject focuses on measurement of construction works not classified as simple [residential, institutional and commercial] building works, rather civil and resource infrastructure as well as industrial projects.

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  • Measurement Task (30%)
  • Presentation (30%)
  • Case study (40%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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