Construction Technology 2

Course code ARBE2100Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

This course examines the composite construction of buildings through the application and continuous demonstration of 'essential skills'. Elements of construction methods, techniques and detail will be integrated within the environmental and architectural context of the completed building.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students should be able to:
- To select suitable materials for the different parts of a building based on their performance, sustainability, maintenance requirements and cost
- To select structurally appropriate materials and construction techniques required by a building
- To creatively explore the detailing principles and possiblities of composite construction
- To understand the detail requirements of the composite construction of an external wall and roof
- Develop an awareness of contemporary materials, construction methods and systems.
Content- Overview of Construction Technology
- Framed Construction
- Masonry Veneer & Solid Masonry Construction
- Steel Buildings
- Special Linings and Details
- Approaches to Detailing 1
- Approaches to Detailing 2
- Detailing Openings
- Working Drawings
- Detailing of the Outdoor Room
- Kitchens and Domestic Service Spaces
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE1101
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsReport on analysis and interpretation of detail
Other: (please specify)Detailed drawing documentation
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Design (Architecture) and Bachelor of Construction Management (Building).
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE2100