Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedGippsland First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jianfeng Xue/Dr Zhigang Xiao


To carry out the design for a specified civil engineering development. The design project will vary from year to year but will include aspects of structural, water, geomechanics and transport design.


The objective of this unit is to provide students with the experience of carrying out a significant civil and environmental engineering project under conditions roughly equivalent to those experienced by a new graduate in an engineering office. The project will be drawn from industry, and will be multi disciplinary involving application of materials learnt throughout the undergraduate program.


Examination: 30%
Assignments: 70%.
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Yousef Ibrahim

Contact hours

2 hours lectures, 1 hour workshop/practice class and 8 hours of private study/group work per week. An additional 8 hours of field trip over the semester.


Completion of 120 credit points including: ENG2202 (or ENG2203), ENG3202, ENG3204, ENG3205, ENV3737