SARC 222

Structural Systems

Introduction to the basic structural principles and material properties that underpin the fabric of natural and constructed environments. The course presents the basic requirements for structural systems; structural form and proportion; equilibrium; strength of materials; bending and shear; combined stresses; elasticity, plasticity and ductility; elastic deformation; buckling; structural design principles; and, elementary soil mechanics.

Taught by the School of Architecture, part of the Faculty of Architecture & Design

15 points

Prerequisites
BAS Part 1;
Corequisites
None
Restrictions
ARCH/BBSC 251.

Tuition fees

Domestic
$852.75
International
$3612.45

Assessment

Assignment 1 50%, Assignment 2 10%, Exam 40%

Course outline 2014  (PDF Icon 594 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.

Course outline 2013  (PDF Icon 474 KB). All PDF documents require Acrobat Reader.

CRN 18455

Coordinator: Andrew Charleson.

Trimester 1

Teaching dates 3rd March 2014 - 20th April 2014

  1. Tuesday
    13:40 - 14:30
    Vivian Street VSLT1/2
  2. Friday
    13:40 - 14:30
    Vivian Street VSLT1/2

Teaching dates 5th May 2014 - 8th June 2014

  1. Tuesday
    13:40 - 14:30
    Vivian Street VSLT1/2
  2. Friday
    13:40 - 14:30
    Vivian Street VSLT1/2