ENG215 Surveying and Construction

The unit provides an understanding of the fundamental basics of surveying, structural engineering and construction. It covers:

  • Introduction to surveying; tape and offset surveying; levelling; site layout; the theodolite and its use; analysis and adjustment of measurements.
  • Basic beam and column behaviour; Site investigations; Excavation; Drainage; Road Construction; Foundations; Concrete and reinforced concrete; Structural timber; Structural steel; Masonry Construction.

Students studying in external mode must attend residential activity at the Casuarina Campus during the mid-semester break. More information about residentials can be found at http://www.cdu.edu.au/engit/residentials.html

This unit is reliant on on-line materials. Students must have access to a reliable high-speed broadband connection and a scanner.

Unit Description

Semester 1 | 2018

Prescribed Text - INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS
Recommended Text - PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION