Courses & Units

Steel and Timber Structures ENG707

Introduction

This unit familiarises students with steel and timber materials technology, and the analysis and design of steel and timber structures. Students are introduced to the Australian Standards for Structural Design. There are design tasks and assignments, supported by weekly tutorial exercises, that explore detailed engineering requirements of structure, frame and element design. Students are also expected to use computer-aided design facilities and structural analysis applications for documentation of projects.

Summary

Unit name Steel and Timber Structures
Unit code ENG707
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Professor Andrew Chan
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Determine the capacity of basic steel and timber structural members using the principles of solid mechanics and Australian Standards
  • Design steel and timber members and their connections for strength and serviceability using Australian Standards
  • Optimise steel and timber structures by applying ┬ánew developments and techniques in steel and timber structures
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030903 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,798.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG103 or KAA110

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

ENG321

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 minute lectures weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly, 4 x 3hr practicals

AssessmentSteel Design Project (35%)|Steel and Timber Quizzes and Tests (30%)|Timber Design Project (35%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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