Discover why large-scale projects require specialised building techniques, materials and treatments. From deep excavations to dewatering and demolition, you’ll consider a range of prevention and restoration efforts underpinning specific buildings.
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- 25 Nov 2019
- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify the evolution of specialised construction techniques and how they are deployed in large projects
- evaluate application of management processes underlying specialised construction techniques
- select appropriate methods of applying specialised techniques.
- Method Statements
- Soil Stabilisation
- Temporary Works
- Deep Evacuation Techniques
- Precast Systems
- Temporary Works in Refurbishments
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Online Assessment
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
CUR-CME106-High Rise Construction , or CUR-CME150
Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 1 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
In this subject, students will examine the techniques associated with the construction and management of a specialized building. Issues covered include advance construction techniques used in deep excavations, basement construction, dewatering, soil stabilisation, underpinning, remote sensing, actuation and automation techniques, temporary support and demolition.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- Case study (30%)
- Tutorial exercises (20%)
- Invigilated exam (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
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