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.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 30 May 2022
- 28 Nov 2022
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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.
- Work Method Statements
- Heavy Earthworks and Foundations
- Retaining Walls
- Soil Stabilisation
- Precast and Tilt-up Concrete
- Temporary Support and Demolition
- Access, Lifting and Loading
- Slip and Jump Forming
- Concrete Pre-Stressing, Pouring and Post-Tensioning
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 - Access to the internet Admission to degree required Provide an email address
In this subject, students will examine the techniques associated with the construction and management of specialised building components. Issues covered include advanced techniques used in 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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- Case Study Tasks 1 (20%)
- Case Study Tasks 2 (30%)
- eTest (50%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 27 Nov 22 to 26 Feb 23
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Bachelor of Applied Science Construction Management
- Level 4 Subjects - Professional
- Level 4 Subjects - Honours