UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

LACH2030 Site Manipulation

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 core unit in the Landscape Architecture major sequence
  • Category B broadening unit for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science students
  • Level 2 elective
Content This unit introduces the fundamentals of site engineering and landform control. Students are able to complete standard calculations for the design and construction of landscapes including earthworks, slope interpolation, contour manipulation and water drainage; draft standard grading plans; and continue in developing computer-aided terrain modelling and drafting skills.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) complete standard calculations for the design and construction of landscapes including earthworks, slope interpolation, contour manipulation and water drainage and (2) draft standard grading plans.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) practical assignments and (2) projects. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Stephen Gibson
Contact hours lectures and tutorials: 3 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.alva.uwa.edu.au/Units/LACH2030/SEM-1/2017

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