This unit introduces students to the fundamental concepts and principles applied by building professionals in the construction of buildings of all sorts of sizes and purposes. Newtonian Mechanics is adopted to understand what happens to a body when forces and loads are applied to it. In this unit students will be supported in developing the fundamental skills and understandings needed for core units in the program, such as Building and Construction Structures, Structural Principles in Construction, Building and Construction Studies, and associated with their role as future Building professionals.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Reading materials and other resources will be provided in VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):