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ENGG1006 Engineering for Sustainable Development Theme : Engineering Systems Topic : Infrastructure Development 1 Teaching Week : 7 (2010-11 S1) Dr. Scott Smith Department of Civil Engineering The University of Hong Kong E: stsmith@hku.hk, T: 2241 5699, Office: 6-10 (Haking Wong Building) Consultation Times: Thursday 13:00-14:00, Friday 13:00-14:00, and by appointment
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 2 - Describe the scope and content of transportation engineering. - Describe the sustainability issues in transportation. - Describe the transportation planning and policy in Hong Kong. - Describe the major considerations of highway route planning. 6 2, 3 Transportation Systems Prof. S.C. Wong 8 - Explain why structures stand up and fall down. - List lessons learnt from failed engineering systems. - Accountability. - How can past failures ensure future success of sustainable engineering systems? - 2 Infrastructure Development 2 Dr. S.T. Smith 7 - Describe the scope and content of the discipline of engineering materials. - Describe the sustainability issues associated with engineering materials. - Describe the scope and content of the discipline of structural engineering. - Implement the disciplines of materials and structural engineering towards promoting sustainable development. - 2 Infrastructure Development 1 Dr. S.T. Smith 7 - Introduction to sustainable development of the built environment. - Introduction to engineering systems. - Engineering wonders of the natural, ancient, medieval, industrial and modern worlds. 5 2, 4 Engineering Systems: Past and Present Dr. S.T. Smith 6 Weeks 5-8: Engineering Systems Main Learning Outcomes of Each Lecture Assessment Task Number Course Learning Outcomes Topic (Teacher) Teaching Week
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 3 Setting the Scene Building and construction activities each year consume 3,000,000,000 tons (3 billion) of raw materials ............. ……………………………… ……….…. ..... This is equal to 40 % of the total global use. (Roodman and Lenssen 1995)
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Different Types of Structures and Uses of Materials
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 5 Typical Infrastructure Projects roads railways bridges tunnels dams culverts water and waste-water treatment plants water distribution systems drainage systems coast protection works harbours power stations airports industrial and residential complexes commercial, sport and leisure complexes
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 6 Timber Structures ± A renewable material
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 7 Masonry Structures ± About 2,500,000 (2.5 million) fired-clay bricks made in the UK each year
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 8 Concrete Structures ± Concrete is consumed in large quantities: 1 ton per person per year
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 9 Steel Structures ± Steel is artificial to nature
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 10 Hybrid (steel + glass)
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Engineering Materials
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ENGG1006 Week 7, 2010-11 S1 12 Material Selection ± Material selection and form (i.e. shape) depends upon several factors (but not limited to):
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