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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 2013

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164083

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

The aim of this course is for students to discover the scientific principles used in the design and management of enclosed environments in residential and commercial buildings. 

Course content

Application of physical principles to the maintenance of conditions within buildings. Thermal comfort, heat load analysis, air conditioning processes, plant selection and sizing. Implications for managing the construction process. Gas, oil, electricity and solid fuels. Design of hot and cold water supply, drainage systems and effluent, electrical supply and distribution systems and vertical transportation. Introduction to building services.

Textbooks

Hall, F and Greeno, R 2015, Building Services Handbook, 8th edition, Routledge

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Assignment in the area of electrical and related services 1350 words 30% N/A
Assignment in the area of air conditioning 1350 words 40% N/A
Assignment in the area of hydraulics services 1350 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degree this course is offered in