Expected learning outcomes
A completed course will enable the students to design simple and basic structures in concrete, steel and timber according to rules outlined in Norwegian structural design codes.
Part 1: Concrete: Design principles. Limiting states. Strengths.
Slabs (plates), beams and columns.
Part 2: Steel: Beams (incl. buckling), columns subjected to both axial and lateral forces. Introduction to plastic design of beams.
Part 3: Timber: Beams (inkl. buckling) and columns subjected to both axial and lateral forces.
Teaching Methods (additional text)
Form(s) of Assessment
Multiple Choice Test(s)
Written exam, 5 hours
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Part 1: 10 small exercises. At least 7 of these must be done.
Part 2 and 3: 4 Multiple Choice Tests, 2 per part. The 3 best of these counts.
Part 1, 2 and 3 counts 40% of the course grade.
The written exam includes all 3 parts of the course, and counts 60% of the course grade.
Final grade is based on a general evaluation by the course lecturers.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Only for the written exam.
All written and printed. Calculator.
Look at "Forms of Assessment".