School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Design Science (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700126.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
The content of any NSW HSC Mathematics subject

Equivalent Units
300016 Design Science


Students enrolled in 7015 Diploma in Construction Management or 7065 Diploma in Construction Management Extended or 7042 Bachelor of Construction Management (WSTC FYP) or 7081 Bachelor of Construction Management Extended (WSTC FYP) must pass 700264 Scientific Methods for Construction Management (WSTC Prep) before enrolling in this unit.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College in a Construction Management course. Students enrolled in Extended Diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit. Students enrolled in the combined Diploma/Bachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year Two units.

About this Unit
An explanation and description of how the built environment works is essential to designers and construction professionals. This unit provides an introduction to physical units of measurement, tolerance, statics, dynamics, acoustics and thermal properties. It also allows students to interpret and apply the concepts of electricity, energy, work and power to the built environment. Students engage with these concepts through a hands-on learning experience including practical projects and live demonstrations.

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