Building Design

CVE80008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Prerequisites

Undergraduate 
Postgraduate 
Admission to a cognate Postgraduate course 

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide students with practical skills which are necessary for the structural design of buildings

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify the critical issues that should be addressed in planning and designing a multi-storey building. (K1,K2,K3,K5,K6,S1,S2,S3,A1,A5,A6)
2. Undertake conceptual design for buildings covering floor layout and identify suitable lateral load resisting systems.(K1,K2,K3,K5,K6,S1,S2,S3,A1,A5,A6)
3. Calculate wind loads on buildings focusing on external facades and execute design of glazing elements. (K1,K2,K3,K5,K6,S1,S2,S3,A1,A5,A6).
4. Carry out design of composite concrete floors. (K1,K2,K3,K5,K6,S1,S2,S3,A1,A5,A6)
5. Identify factors affecting seismic design of building structures and calculate seismic loads. (K1,K2,K3,K5,K6,S1,S2,S3,A1,A5,A6)