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Building and Construction Studies 2 (7823.7)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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Syllabus

This unit focusses on construction for multiple occupancy residential and medium rise commercial/industrial buildings. Students will be introduced to the construction principles for typical midrise commercial and residential buildings. Students will further develop their knowledge in the Building Code of Australia and other relevant building regulations. Site set up and layout, planning and co-ordination of services will be explored for commercial building.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Interpret building plans for mid-rise and commercial buildings;

2. Demonstrate an understanding of traditional and alternate construction methods and principles for mid-rise and commercial buildings in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards;

3. Demonstrate an understanding of site set-up, site layout, and site management, including demolition, hazardous materials and recycling; and

4. Apply building hand-over commissioning processes and techniques.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Two hour lecture and one hour tutorial/laboratory or 3 hour workshop/laboratory.

Prerequisites

8518 Building and Construction Studies 1.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.



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