Courses & Units
Advanced Timber Design ENG443
This unit extends your knowledge learnt in ENG321 and focuses on the design of aspects of advanced timber structures such as timber-framed multi-storey residential or commercial buildings. Students will extend prior knowledge of design actions based on current Australian design standards and to evaluate the fire safety and serviceability performance in terms of deflection and vibration of a timber building structure.
|Unit name||Advanced Timber Design|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Assaad Taoum|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Determine permanent, imposed, wind and fire design actions through applying Australian Design Standards
- Evaluate the ultimate and serviceability limit state performance of timber structures in accordance with Australian design standards.
- Design advanced timber structures for residential or commercial applications governed by Australian Standards.
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2 x 180 minutes lecture weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly, 4 practical sessions
|Assessment||Design of a Timber Structure - PART 1 (40%)|Weekly quizzes (20%)|Design of a Timber Structure - PART 2 (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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