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CIV3222

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Y Bai

Synopsis

Essential aspects of highway bridge design, assessment and rehabilitation. Criteria for selection of bridge types which are most prevalent. Examine structure as a whole, and implement the analysis and design of the bridge deck and the supporting members. Relevant strength and serviceability limit states applied to the design of the bridge, life cycle performance and risk assessment, material degradation, corrosion, fatigue and time-dependent deformations of reinforced and prestressed concrete elements of the bridge, structural rehabilitation and repair techniques.

Assessment

Tests: 16%
Projects: 34%
Final examination (3 hours): 50%
To achieve a pass in the unit students must pass both the examination and cumulative assessment components.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Contact hours

2 hours lecture, 2 hours practicals and 8 hours of private study per week.

Prerequisites

CIV2204 (or CIV2206 or CIV2208) and CIV2223 (or CIV2226)