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ARC1102

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Diego Ramirez-Lovering

Synopsis

Delivered in conjunction with ARC1002. Explores materials, component systems, products and fabrication systems as they apply to building construction. This includes the study of materials in terms of their physical and chemical properties, environmental sustainability and impact, and involves physical testing and assessment of materials and their application in architecture.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. Understand the basic use and properties of materials and fabrication techniques as they apply to architectural design;
  2. Be familiar with historic and contemporary development of construction materials, component systems and fabrication techniques;
  3. Understand basic physical and structural principles as they pertain to different materials;
  4. Understand issues of environmental sustainability in relation to materials selection and design;
  5. Understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.

Assessment

100% Mix mode

Chief examiner(s)

John Sadar

Contact hours

12 hours, including 3 hours of lecture/workshop and 9 hours of independent study

Co-requisites

ARC1002