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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- 29 May 2023
- 27 Nov 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify specialised construction techniques and explain how they are deployed in large projects
- assess the suitability of variety of construction methodologies and their application to meet the needs of specific projects
- select appropriate methods of applying specialised techniques
- Advanced and innovative construction techniques and methodologies for specialised works, such as:
- • deep excavations, basement construction and dewatering
- • retaining walls, structural concrete and underpinning
- • temporary support, soil stabilisation and demolition
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-CME106-High-rise Construction
- CUR-CME150 (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)
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.
- Other requirements - Admission to degree required.
In this subject, students will examine advanced techniques and methodologies used in construction works, such as deep excavations, basement construction, dewatering, retaining walls, soil stabilisation, underpinning, structural concrete, 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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