Unit code: HES6175
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||48 (24 hours lectures, 24 hours tutorials/labs)|
UG: Not offered
Aims and objectives
2. Have a better understanding of various types of Project Delivery Systems
3. Have an awareness the role of Risk in project evaluation and decision
4. Have a better understanding of project controls and their practical
Generic skills outcomes
2. Ability to communicate effectively, not only with engineers but also with the
3. In-depth technical competence in at least one engineering discipline.
4. Ability to understand problem identification, formulation and solution.
5. Ability to utilise a systems approach to design and operational performance.
6. Ability to function effectively as an individual in a project team, have the
7. Understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental
8. Understanding of the principles of sustainable design and development.
9. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and have a
10. Expectation of the need to undertake lifelong learning, and capacity to do
Projects & project life cycles, Project delivery systems & commercial options, Introduction to engineering economics, interest / DCF / cash flows / escalation, Measurement of quantities (Australian Standard AS 1181), Work planning & the development of crews and production rates, Work scheduling (bar charts / CPM / PERT), Cost estimation (order of magnitude / preliminary / definitive / detailed), Commercial aspects of Standard Conditions of Contract (AS 2124 and AS 4000 series), Risk Analysis AS / NZS 4360, Time & cost control during project execution and ongoing activities.
Rogers, M, Engineering Project Appraisal, B Publications, 2001.