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Construction Technology 3 (Concrete Construction)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 200502.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
It is expected that students will have first studied the Building 1 and 2 units as well as Construction Technology 2.

BG207A Construction Technology 2 (Substructure)

About this Unit
The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the concept of structures, loads and the effect of loads on structures in relation to concrete construction. Students will have an in-depth understanding of concrete as a construction material. It covers the construction technology aspects of concrete structural components and systems, including beams, columns, slabs and frames. Emphasis will be given to formwork design and construction. Students will be introduced to the relevant Australian Standards for concrete construction. The unit also aims at developing students' ability to deal professionally with other building professionals, including architects and structural engineers.

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