The unit covers the behaviour, properties, performance and limitations of the most widely used construction materials such as concrete, steel, timber as well as other construction materials such as polymers and composites. In addition, the unit gives an introduction to construction equipment, techniques and OH&S requirements used by the Civil and Architectural Engineering industry.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
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This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):