This unit familiarises students with concrete theory, and the analysis and design of concrete structures. Students will be using Australian Standards in addition to Limit Sate Design to determine the loads and load combinations and then analyse and design concrete members for strength and serviceability. This whole design process is taught using a real world structure. Students will also be expected to use computer- aided design facilities and structural analysis applications for the design, optimisation and documentation of concrete projects.
|Unit name||Concrete Structures|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Assaad Taoum|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Use concrete theory to analyse the behaviour of common concrete members under different loads
- Design concrete members for strength and servicabilty in accordance with Australian Standards
- Optimise the design of concrete structures by applying new developments and techniques in reinforced concrete
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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PrerequisitesENG103 or KAA110
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ENG422
|Assessment||Design/drawing (70%)|Simulation (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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