University of Technology Sydney

42067 Underground Construction and Management

6cp; 13hpw x 3wks, on campus, block
Requisite(s): 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís degree owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Honours Embedded owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Degree owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Honours owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Degree co-owned by FEIT OR 120 credit points of completed study in Must have completed at least bachelorís Combined Honours co-owned by FEIT
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Recommended studies:

Road and Transport Engineering, Construction, Construction Materials, Construction Project Management Principles, Construction Technology 3, Construction Technology 4.

Description

This subject seeks to provide students with an overarching introduction to tunnelling and underground construction and focuses on the technical and managerial skills required for professional practice. Students are exposed to the main types of tunnelling projects and equipment. The subject also covers tunnelling parts and systems (ventilation, lining, etc) as well as a number of managerial aspects (scheduling and programming, quality, etc). This subject supports the development of key capabilities for the collaborative delivery of projects within tunnelling and underground construction.


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Access conditions

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