School of Civil Engineering

Semester 1 & 2 2016

The 2016 Icarus program included 40 projects across 13 civil disciplines and inter-disciplinary areas. Projects were also offered with industry, international, and external mentors.

Discipline Project
Environment

Volume of Mud

The river polishing project

Chloride Deposition on Bridge Structures

Erosion control part II: The revenge of spinifex

Bioenergy from Wastes

The sun in action - cleaning water with the sun

Green building design - assessing passive ventilation potential

Geotechnics

Soft Soil Challenge 1

Tunnelling - Underground Space Usage

Understanding the Mining Boom-Bust Cycle

AEB - Live Building Project

Hydraulics

3D Printed Fracture Flow

Fish passage in culverts: hydrodynamic investigation    

Fire

 

Christmas Tree Fires

Burn, burn, burn…

HoS Mystery Project

Structures

Modular Timber Structures

HFT Thin-Walled Members

Folded Fabrication of Recycled Waste Structures

Digital fabrication for timber thin walled sections

Transport

Public Transport Station Simulation

Wind

Build a hail gun

Turbulence Measurement Behind Fractal Grids

QUEST Global Consulting Practicum
& Industry Sponsored Projects

Improving CityCat Ferry Operations

Improving Rail Station Operations

Optimized Line Retooling 

Improving Customer Experience at Brisbane Airport

Architecture

Structure that isn't there?

Entrepreneurship

Home3: Modular Panellised House Construction

JustStartUp

International Tianjin Tour 2016

 

Semester 2 2015

The second semester of the Icarus Program included nineteen projects across five disciplines.

Discipline Project
Environment

Burning Stuff with the Sun (Completed)

Erosion Control (Completed)

Turbidity Challenge 2 (Completed)

Geotechnical

Using the Earth to Cool or Heat Buildings (Completed)

Hydraulics

Turbulent Mixing, Dispersion & Water Quality in Estuaries (Completed)

Structures

Fish Lane Follies (Completed)

TeeZee Spin-Off Company (Completed & Prize Winners)

Composite Structures (Completed)

Folded Structures Lab: Various Topics (Completed)

Transport

Computer Programming for Transport Data Analysis (Completed)

Additional Information is available in the S2 2015 Project booklet

Semester 1 2015

The first semester of the Icarus Program included four projects across three disciplines.

Discipline Project

Transport

Station Simulation 1 (Completed & Prize Winners)

Environment

Turbidity Challenge 1 (Completed)

Structures

The Festi Flat (Completed)

The Tianjin TOMMbot (Completed)

Additional Information is available in the S1 2015 Project booklet.

Discipline Project
Environment

The SQID Challenge

Volume of Mud

Is London Bridge falling down?

The river polishing project

Erosion control part II: The revenge of spinifex

Drones for monitoring catchment rehabilitation

Groundwater project X

Engineers vs the lake: Real-time monitoring for urban hydrology

Bioenergy from Wastes

The sun in action - cleaning water with the sun

Green building design - assessing passive ventilation potential

Geotechnics

Soft Soil Challenge 1

Tunnelling - Roadheader Noise & Vibration

Understanding the Mining Boom-Bust Cycle

AEB - Live Building Project

Computational
Mechanics

Shape and Topology Optimisation of Trusses using Artificial Intelligence

Materials Modelling using Artificial Intelligence

Hydraulics

Peer lead concept mapping in fluid mechanics

3D Printed Fracture Flow

Fish passage in culverts: hydrodynamic investigation    

Fire

Into the Woods?

Some Like It Hot (and some like to be a little more precise)

Burn, burn, burn…

BIG fire tests...a massive data processing endeavour

HoS Mystery Project

Structures

Modular Timber Structures

HFT Thin-Walled Members

Folded Fabrication of Recycled Waste Structures

Transport

Public Transport Station Simulation

Wind

Build a hail gun

Construction
Management

RapidBridgeBuilder

The following projects have industry, international, and external mentors and will expose students to diverse activities and career paths available outside of a traditional civil engineering curriculum:

Area Project
QUEST Global Consulting Practicum
& Industry Sponsored Projects

Improving CityCat Ferry Operations

Improving Rail Station Operations

Optimized Line Retooling 

Improving Customer Experience at Brisbane Airport

Architecture

Structure that isn't there?