Appropriate Australian Standards; Glossary of Building and Planning
Terms; AS 1100 Technical Drawing
Plan/specification interpretation; Factory/Office Working Drawings;
Sections; Building Details (orthographic & pictorial)
General drawing requirements
? orthographic and pictorial views,
? research wide-span steel structures & tilt-up
? set of drawing for council approval,
? working drawings and details
main emphasis is place on the construction of a steel-framed factory and
office complex. Refer to project details for more information.
Students need to investigate wide-spanning
steel structures and prepare a journal
with records of site visit(s) describing their observations covering types
of structure (portal frames (BHP-sections) as an alternatively lattice
girders or space-frames etc.); stability issues; roof/wall claddings;
connections types; etc.). Pictorial & orthographic sketches of specific
details must be included. The journal will assist students in the preparation
of the working drawings. Journals must be submitted in Week 5. Any issue
raised during your investigation will be discussed in class. Refer to Time table
and assessment dates for tests, assignments and examination.
This module has five (5) assessment elements.
Submission dates are outlined below:
1. Assessment 1 (Test in class 1 hr) Week 3
2. Assessment 2 (Journal
submission) Week 5
3. Assessment 3 (Detail drawings) Week
4. Assessment 4 ( Factory working drawings) Week 16
5. Assessment 5 (Examination detail drawing) Week 18
A pass in each of the five (5) elements of Assessment is required to pass
If a pass is not achieved in any of Assessment 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 at first attempt,
an 'H' grade is to be applied. The student must submit or sit tests for
second attempt within one Week after the due date to clear the 'H' grade. If the student does not PASS the second attempt within the stipulated
Resubmission/re-sit time frame an 'R' grade is to be applied.
Assignment 1 One (1) hour test in class (orthographic
drawing of an element/component developed from pictorial view.
Assignment 2 Research Journal (records of site visiting(s) including
sketches, photos etc.).
Assignments 3 & 4 Drawing Assignments to be completed in ink
using drafting pens on tracing paper or film and submitted with a print
copy to the lecturer by the nominated date given for each Assignment.
Assignment 5 Three hour test in class (given specifications),
detail drawings of structural steel connections (orthogonal/isometric
Assignments must be submitted on due date. If you fail to submit on due date you may be given an extension of 14 days to resubmit assignments or sit for a failed class-tests.
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