Infrastructure Design Project

CVE40006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


100 cps in BH-ECI
Assumed Knowledge
250-300 credit points of prior study in a Bachelor of Engineering

Aims and objectives

This capstone unit of study aims to provide you with the basic engineering principles and analysis techniques to design individual structural elements and systems. You will also produce analysis, design calculation and documentation suitable for presentation to industry utilising skills and knowledge learnt throughout the program and within a team environment.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Proficiently use relevant Australian Standards to derive the basic design actions and their combinations. (K1, K2, K3, A4)
2. Proficiently use relevant Australian Standards and design handbooks and proficiently apply principles of engineering analysis and design, using both conventional manual and computer aided to design individual structural elements and systems. (K1, K2, K3, K4, K6, S1, S2, S3, S4, A2)
3. Generate detailed analysis and design calculations and drawings suitable for presentation to the construction industry. (K5, K6, S1, A1, A2, A5, A6, A7)
4. Demonstrate skills in planning, time management, team work and an ability to review the work of other group members. (S4, A2, A6, A7)
Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies.