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CS4005 - Civil Engineering Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Design generally three projects covering hydraulic engineering, structural engineering and systems/environmental/transportation/geotechnical engineering. Where possible, these will be treated in an integrated way. In this subject, the designs will be more open-ended and oriented towards overall projects compared with earlier design subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciate the holistic and interdisciplinary nature of civil engineering;
  • develop skills in the reporting of design investigations;
  • develop skills relating to design in the areas of hydraulic, structural, and systems/ transportation/environmental/geotechnical engineering.
Prerequisites: CS3001 AND CS3003 AND CS4001 AND CS4002


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Siva Sivakugan
Lecturers: Mr Michael Matheson, Mr Desmond Moseley.
Workload expectations:
  • 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: design practical classes, some of which may be invigilated.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.