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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)R Al-Mahaidi, X L Zhao


Essential aspects of highway bridge design, assessment and rehabilitation. Criteria for selection of bridge types which are most prevalent. Examine structure as a whole, and implement the analysis and design of the bridge deck and the supporting members. Relevant strength and serviceability limit states applied to the design of the bridge, life cycle performance and risk assessment, material degradation, corrosion, fatigue and time-dependent deformations of reinforced and prestressed concrete elements of the bridge, structural rehabilitation and repair techniques.


Tests: 16%
Projects: 34% +Examination: (3 hour final written examination) 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

24 lectures and 24 practice classes per semester


CIV2204 (or CIV2206 or CIV2208) and CIV2223 (or CIV2226)