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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- 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
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
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%)
Textbooks are not required.