# University of Sydney Handbooks - 2018 Archive

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# Unit of Study Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

## Civil Engineering Stream Table

### Civil Engineering Stream Core units

Complete all 108 credit points of the following units of study:
CIVL1802
Statics
6    N ENGG1802
Semester 2
CIVL1810
Engineering Construction and Surveying
6    A CIVL1900. Some statistical awareness is an advantage and co-enrolment in MATH1005 Statistics is advised. HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or completion of (MATH1001 or MATH1021) and MATH1002 are sufficient for non-statistical maths preparation
N CIVL2810

In recent years - the course has included a 1.5 day camp at Webbs Creek (about 80km from Sydney). The camp is located in a bushland setting. It aims to provide valuable practice in practical field survey and has a secondary aim of providing a basis for social gathering (this aspect being requested in student feedback over recent years)
Semester 2
CIVL1900
Introduction to Civil Engineering
6    N ENGG1800 OR CHNG1108 OR MECH1560 OR AERO1560 OR AMME1960 OR MTRX1701 OR ENGG1960
Semester 1
CIVL2010
Environmental Engineering
6    A ENGG1803 OR ENGG1111
N CIVL3010
Semester 2
CIVL2110
Materials
6    A ENGG1802 or CIVL1802
N AMME1362
Semester 1
CIVL2201
Structural Mechanics
6    A From (CIVL1802 or ENGG1802), students should be competent in the following areas. 1. The concept of force and momentum equilibrium in two and three dimensions. 2. Drawing free body diagrams. 3. Establishing and solving the equations of equilibrium from the FBD. 4. Setting out solutions logically, clearly and neatly. Students should be competent in certain mathematical skills. 1. Solving algebraic equations. 2. Differentiation and integration (including double integrals). 3. Drawing graphs of polynomials (especially) and other mathematical function. 4. Trigonometry.
P ENGG1802 OR CIVL1802
N AMME2301
Semester 1
CIVL2410
Soil Mechanics
6    A CIVL2201 AND GEOL1501 AND (CIVL1802 or ENGG1802). An understanding of simple statics, equilibrium, forces and bending moments, and of stress and strain and the relationship between them. This is covered by University of Sydney courses CIVL1802 Statics (or ENGG1802 Engineering Mechanics), CIVL2201 Structural Mechanics. Familiarity with the use of spreadsheets (Excel, Mathcad) to obtain solutions to engineering problems, and with the graphical presentation of this data. Familiarity with word processing packages for report presentation. Familiarity with partial differential equations, and their analytical and numerical solution.
Semester 2
CIVL2611
Introductory Fluid Mechanics
6    A CIVL2201 AND (CIVL1802 or ENGG1802) AND (MATH1001 OR MATH1021). Students are expected to have a strong understanding of fundamental physics, statics, equilibrium, forces, and dimensional analysis. Familiarity with simple calculus, partial differential equations, and the analytical and numerical solutions.
Semester 2
CIVL2700
Transport Systems
6    A (MATH1001 OR MATH1021) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023) AND MATH1005 AND ENGG1801. Basic statistics through regression analysis, differential and integral calculus, computer programming.
Semester 1
CIVL2812
Project Appraisal
6    A MATH1005
N ENGG2850 OR CIVL3812
Semester 2
CIVL3205
Concrete Structures 1
6    A CIVL2110 AND CIVL2201 AND (CIVL2230 OR CIVL1900). Basic concepts of solid mechanics and structural mechanics, including: compatability of strains; stress-strain relationships; equilibrium; flexure, shear and torsion; statically determinate load effects (reactions, bending moments, shear forces); elastic beam theory (strains, stresses and beam deflections).
Semester 1
CIVL3206
Steel Structures 1
6    A CIVL2110 AND CIVL2201 AND (CIVL2230 or CIVL1900)

It is assumed that students are competent in the following areas: the methods of load transfer in structures - tension, compression, bending, shear, torsion, and bearing; an appreciation of stress and strain, and being able to determine stresses and strains in simple sections under axial force, bending moments, shear and torsion; calculating and understanding the physical significance of geometric section properties - centroid, Ix, Iy, Zx, Zy, Sx, Sy, rx, ry, J, Ag; knowledge of the basic elastic-plastic material properties of steel, E, G, fy, fu; and knowledge of loading of structures. A special "assumed knowledge" lecture will be given in Week 1 to refresh the knowledge of students.
Semester 2
CIVL3612
Fluid Mechanics
6    A CIVL2611
Semester 1
CIVL3811
Engineering Design and Construction
6    A CIVL1810 OR CIVL2810
N CIVL4811
Semester 2
CIVL4903
Civil Engineering Design
6    A CIVL2410, CIVL3612, (CIVL4811 OR CIVL3811)
P CIVL3205 and CIVL3206
Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4903 will be available in Semester 1 only from 2019.
ENGG1801
Engineering Computing
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
GEOL1501
Engineering Geology 1
6    N GEOL1002 or GEOL1902 or GEOS1003 or GEOS1903
Semester 2
MATH2061
Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus
6    P (MATH1X21 or MATH1011 or MATH1931 or MATH1X01 or MATH1906) and (MATH1014 or MATH1X02) and (MATH1X23 or MATH1933 or MATH1X03 or MATH1907)
N MATH2001 or MATH2901 or MATH2002 or MATH2902 or MATH2961 or MATH2067 or MATH2021 or MATH2921 or MATH2022 or MATH2922

This unit of study is only available to Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies students.
Semester 1
Summer Main
Candidates enrolled in the combined Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Design in Architecture are exempt from CIVL2010 and CIVL2700 and must instead enrol in the following units:
CIVL3235
Structural Analysis
6    A CIVL2110, (CIVL2230 or CIVL1900) AND MATH2061
Semester 2
CIVL4860
Architectural to Structural Design
6    P CIVL3235 AND (BDES3023 OR BDES3026)

This unit is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Design in Architecture combined degree.
Semester 2

### Civil Engineering Stream Specialist units

Complete a minimum of 18 credit points from the following units of study:
CIVL3235
Structural Analysis
6    A CIVL2110, (CIVL2230 or CIVL1900) AND MATH2061
Semester 2
CIVL3310
Humanitarian Engineering
6      Semester 1
CIVL3411
Geotechnical Engineering
6    A CIVL2410
Semester 2
CIVL3614
Hydrology
6    A (ENGG1802 OR CIVL1802) AND CIVL3612 AND MATH2061
P CIVL2611

The unit of study builds on the theory and concepts learnt in CIVL2611 Introductory Fluid Mechanics and CIVL3612 Fluid Mechanics.
Semester 2
CIVL3703
Transport Policy, Planning and Deployment
6    A CIVL2700
Semester 1
CIVL3805
Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
6    A CIVL2810 or CIVL1810
N ENGG1850 or QBUS2350
Semester 1
###### Depth units
Complete a minimum of 18 credit points from the following units of study:
CIVL4810
Mgmnt of People, Quality and Risk in PE
6    A CIVL3805. Students are expected to have understood and applied basic tools for project scope, cost and time management for projects as taught in (CIVL3805)or equivalent courses.
Semester 2
CIVL4813
Contracts Formulation and Management
6    A CIVL3805. Students are expected to have grasped the concepts of basic legal and management principles and the understanding of construction and engineering terminologies. As there is no any prerequisite courses for this UoS, without prior knowledge student can perform exceptionally well with regular attendance and participation in course activities.
N CIVL3813 OR ENGG3854
Semester 2
CIVL4814
Project Procurement and Tendering
6    A CIVL3805
Semester 2
CIVL4815
Project Formulation
6    P CIVL3805 AND (CIVL3812 OR CIVL2812)
Semester 1
CIVL5266
Steel Structures - Stability
6    A There are no prerequisites for this unit of study but it is assumed that students are competent in the content covered in Structural Mechanics, Steel Structures, and Structural Analysis.
Semester 1
CIVL5269
6    P CIVL3205 OR CIVL9205
Semester 2
CIVL5277
Structural Rehabilitation and Timber Design
6    A (CIVL2201 AND CIVL3205 AND CIVL3206) OR (CIVL9201 AND CIVL9205 AND CIVL9206)
Semester 2
CIVL5320
Engineering for Sustainable Development
6    P CIVL3310 OR CIVL9310
Semester 2
CIVL5330
Global Engineering Field Work
6
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive July
CIVL5351
Geoenvironmental Engineering
6      Semester 2
CIVL5453
Geotechnical Hazards
6    A (CIVL2410 AND CIVL3411) OR (CIVL9410 AND CIVL9411). Students are assumed to have a good knowledge of fundamental soil mechanics, which is covered in the courses of soil mechanics (settlement, water flow, soil strength) and foundation engineering (soil models, stability analyses; slope stability; retaining walls; foundation capacity).
Semester 2
CIVL5458
Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
6      Semester 1
CIVL5668
Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design
6      Semester 1
CIVL5670
Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering
6    A CIVL3612 and MATH2061.
Semester 1
CIVL5999