Detailed design 420

Module code SDO 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

The module focuses on design applications. The student is exposed to the application of the classic disciplines of structures, geotechnical, hydraulics and transportation in detail design. Supervisors select the most valuable application in each discipline. Typical examples include the following:
• Structures: Multi storey buildings with reinforced concrete frames and slabs
• Hydraulics: Pump lines and stations
• Geotechnical: Slimes dams
• Transportation: Traffic impact studies, pavement design and analysis
The applications selected for each discipline may vary from year to year.

Module credits 24.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites (SHC 410), (SIN 411), (SIN 413), (SGM 323), (SVC 412)
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 5 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Civil Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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