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CIV3221 - Building structures and technology

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: R Al-Mahaidi and X Zhao


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Loads and load paths for multi-storey structures, including the action of core walls. Design of composite steel-concrete floor systems. Matrix structural analysis for the determination of forces and displacements in structures. Relationship between frame analysis software and the technique of matrix analysis. Emphasis on performance issues for buildings which are not related to strength and deflection.


Project: 25%
Tests: 25%
Examination: 50%. Students must pass both components

Contact hours

24 lectures, 24 practice classes


(CIV2204 or CIV2206 or CIV2208) and (CIV2222 or CIV2225)


CIV2223 or CIV2226