Materials and Structures - CVEN2302

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course consists of a material and a structural design strand. The structural design strand concerns 75% of the course while the material strand concerns 25% of the course. The Structural Design Strand covers: Introduction to limit states design and codes of practice (design objectives; strength and serviceability limit states); loads and load combinations (dead, live and wind loads); design of structural steel tension members; Euler column buckling; design of stocky and slender compression members; design of laterally supported steel beams and simple steel connections. The Material Strand covers: cement, aggregates and admixtures; mix design; fresh concrete properties and hardened concrete properties.


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