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Structures and services A ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield First semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit involves the introduction of issues concerning interior climate, acoustics, power supply, water supply, waste removal, (hydraulics), lighting, escalators/lifts. The issues of energy efficiency and ecological soundness and the basic science of these issues are covered as case studies examining their resolution in buildings

Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to: 1.understand the range of service issues involved in interiors; 2.understand the effect of services on interior ambience and construction; 3.understand the basic science of the range of service technologies; 4.understand the elements of structural systems; 5.have knowledge of basic structural elements and constructions and their response to the application of forces; capable of analysing the behavior of structure; 7.appreciate a variety of major interior and small scale architectural examples utilizing structural concepts and systems; 8.understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.

Assessment: Examination: 40%. Assignments: 60%

Contact Hours: 12 hours per week, including; 4 hours in lectures/tutorials and 8 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites: DGN1001 and IAR1211 and OHS1000

Prohibitions: IAR2301 and IAR2304