Courses & Units

Advanced Timber Manufacturing and Fabrication ENG730

Introduction

This unit describes prefabrication principles, fabrication basics, services integration strategies, site management strategies and BIM approaches in timber the fabrication sector. In this unit, you will design regular timber structures for constructibility and prefabrication and also coordinate and optimise timber projects manufacturing, fabrication and delivery using BIM and site management strategies.

It is highly recommended for students to have a background in BIM or to be enrolled concurrently in ENG726 when studying this unit.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Timber Manufacturing and Fabrication
Unit code ENG730
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Doctor Assaad Taoum
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe prefabrication principles, fabrication basics, services integration strategies, site management strategies and BIM approaches in timber the fabrication sector
  • Design regular timber structures for constructibility and prefabrication.
  • Coordinate and optimise timber projects manufacturing, fabrication and delivery using BIM and site management strategies.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,938.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG732 Engineered Wood Processing |ENG738 Timber Material Technology

Teaching

AssessmentTest (20%)|Assignment 1 (40%)|Assignment 2 (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

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

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