Undergraduate | CUR-CME104 | 2024
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Study how a solid structure secures the function and integrity of buildings. Learn the structural principles of construction and identify best practice. Recognise the relationship between structure and force. Design a structure and assess stability.
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- Study method
- 100% online
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- Start dates
- 27 May 2024,
- 25 Nov 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify the principles of basic structural mechanics
- apply core principles of basic structural mechanics to prepare a simple structural design
- analyse the stability of a simple structural design
- select appropriate forms of structural design that meet the best practice requirements.
- Introduction to Structures
- Loading on Structures
- Principles of Statics and Structural Analysis
- Fundamentals of Structural Design
- Temporary Structures
- Introduction to Soil Mechanics, Foundation and Earth Retaining Structures
- Earth Retaining Structures
In this subject, students will be introduced to basic structural mechanics, geo-mechanics, and loadings on buildings. Students will develop an understanding of the design of foundations and basic structural elements.
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- Case Study (50%)
- Final eTest (50%)
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CUR-CME104C (Not currently available)
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