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Construction Techniques - BLDG3102

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: BLDG3101.
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Specialised construction techniques employed on major projects including the selection of plant, equipment and various construction systems: excavation; shoring; ground anchorage; underpinning; piling; formwork; cranage; material handling. Pre-stressed and pre-cast concrete construction. Construction methods with minimal impact on the environment; Building Code of Australia and code requirements; integration and coordination of services; demolition; site establishment; advanced construction techniques; basic geological considerations for building foundations; on-site studies and report.

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