Structural Design I
2008-2009 - BYG2052 - 10 ECTS

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.

Topic(s)

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

Lectures
Exercises
Tutoring

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures

Solving problems

Guidance

Form(s) of Assessment

Other

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.

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

Internal examiners.

Re-sit examination

Only for the written exam.

Examination support

All written and printed. Calculator.

Coursework Requirements

Look at "Forms of Assessment".