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Design of Concrete Structures ENG422


This unit merges and advances KNE210 and KNE216, building on the basic concepts and fundamental principles of concrete materials and structural engineering analysis and design. The content of this unit covers concrete technology, followed by analytical and design techniques for concrete cross-sections and members. Specific topics of structural engineering design related to concrete are introduced.


Unit name Design of Concrete Structures
Unit code ENG422
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering

David Wood

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes

1. Design concrete beams, columns and slabs with suitable member dimensions and steel reinforcement.

2. Evaluate the properties of fresh and hardened concrete using theoretical and experimental methods.

3. Develop documentation for concrete structures that conform to the requirements of AS3600 the Australian Standard for Concrete Structures.



Band Field of Education
2 030903

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Teaching Pattern



Three major assessments:  group practical design (25%), individual design (25%) and end of semester exam (50%)

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