Courses & Units

Commercial Timber Engineering ENG731

Introduction

In this unit, you will learn about the processes for the design of engineered timber structures used in multistory and commercial buildings in compliance with the relevant Australian and International Standards. You will also learn about the design of timber structures for durability and fire.
Prior knowledge of engineering design is assumed.

Summary

Unit name Commercial Timber Engineering
Unit code ENG731
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 Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Prototype multi-story residential and commercial buildings in response to a design brief.
  • Design timber structures for fire and durability in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Manage an interdisciplinary design project to leverage diverse skills within a team.
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

KAA110

Teaching

AssessmentDesign/drawing (35%)|Project (25%)|Project (40%)
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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