Theory of Structures
2008-2009 - BYG2042 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students:
- acquire understanding of basic problems concerning calculation of forces, stresses and deformations of structures
- develop ability to use calculation methods to solve new kinds of problems
- explain basic principles
- understand when methods may be used / may not be used
- show ability to use their understanding to solve problems


- Bending moment, shearing force and normal force
- Shear stress
- Principal stresses and Mohr diagram
- Deformations: Slope and displacement by integration
- Statically indeterminate structures

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Coursework Requirements

1 individual work.

Teaching Materials

James M. Gere (2003). Mechanics of Materials. Thomson-Engineering, ISBN 0-534-41793-0

Leif Erik Storm (2008). Note about the 3-moment equation

Additional information

All important information will be found in ClassFronter. Read ClassFronter at least twice a week.