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.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 30 Aug 2021
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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.
- Ground Investigation
- Ferrous Metals a Construction Materials
- Steel Construction
- Non-ferrous Metals as Construction Materials
- Piling and Raft Footings
- Lateral Load on Buildings
- Suspended Floors
- External Walls, Facings and Claddings and Mastic and Sealants
- Formwork Construction and Plastics as Construction Materials
- Prestressed Concrete;
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- CUR-CME106C-High Rise Construction (No longer available)
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
- CUR-CME101-Low Rise Construction
- CUR-CME110 (Not currently available)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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%)
- eTest (50%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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