MG5107 – Civil Materials

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Module code
MG5107
Module title
Civil Materials
Prescription
To enable students to learn the fundamentals of geological and geomorphological processes and the properties and application of a range of civil engineering materials
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Describe and evaluate the properties and applications of roading materials, concrete, steel, timber and new materials in Civil Engineering.
Describe and discuss soil and rock formation processes
Explain elementary physical and structural geology
Describe the causes and effects of earthquakes
Content
Properties and performance of concrete, steel, timber and new materials in Civil Engineering
Properties and performance of roading materials
Common rock forming minerals, formation and properties of rocks
Mechanical and chemical weathering, erosion, and deposition
Structural geology.
Structural geology.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1 Test (Theory) 30
Assessment 2 Laboratory (Practical) 20
Assessment 3 Examination 50