Introduction to Measurement of Construction Works
Examine the Australian measurement standards used in construction. Use rules to measure simple construction examples. Find alternative ways to measure builder’s quantities and estimates. Use techniques to quantify and cost construction work.
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- 31 Aug 2020
- 01 Mar 2021
- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- describe the uses of measurement in the local and international construction industries
- interpret and communicate industry principles and rules for measuring simple construction works
- interpret specifications and drawings for measuring simple construction works
- apply construction methods and measurement principles to produce measurements for simple construction works in accordance with industry principles and rules.
- Introduction to Building Measurement in the Construction Industry
- Introduction to ASMM, Areas and Perimeters
- Application of the ASMM and Measuring of Centre Lines
- Earthwork Measurement
- Conrete Measurement
- Measurement of Reinforcements
- Measurement of Formwork
- Staircase Measurement
- Measurement of Concrete Frame
- Computer Aided Measurement
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
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 Introduction to Building Measurement.
In this subject students will examine the various uses of measurement in the construction industry. The principles and rules of building measurement are applied to the measurement of simple construction works examples using the Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works. Students will be required to demonstrate different methods for recording measurements, including hand-written and computer-based approaches.
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- Test (20%)
- Case Study 1 - Measurement of Siteworks and Substructure (30%)
- Case Study 2 - Measurement of Concrete Work in (Low to Medium Rise) Superstructure (50%)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Method of Measurement
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
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