Foundations of Civil Engineering Design (CIVL5510)
UNIT OF STUDY
The objective of this unit is to give students an appreciation of the role of the designer in the development of Civil Engineering projects. At the end of this unit, students will have developed an understanding of the design philosophy. They will gain this through their involvement in a number of exercises which cover the design sequence from concept to documentation. The syllabus comprises: design sequence including definition, value and criteria selection; generation of proposals; analysis of proposals; selection of design; development of details of a particular design selected; feasibility studies and examination of existing works; study of design projects by stages, including details of some aspects. This unit is under the direction of an engineer in professional practice in cooperation with members of the academic staff. Lectures and exercises on architectural design and practice and their relationship to civil engineering are included in the unit.
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1 hour of lectures and 3 hours of tutorials per week.
Through semester assessment (75%), Final Exam (25%)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: CIVL3205 AND CIVL3206.
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