Structural Design II
2008-2009 - BYG3061 - 10 ECTS


BYG1062 - Mekanikk/Statics

Expected learning outcomes

A completed course will enable the students to:
- find and calculate the proper loading conditions. By different methods of analysis find the necessary design loads.
- design most of the usual cast-in-site concrete structures.
- estimate dimensions of prefabricated and prestressed concrete members.
- to evaluate stability of buildings


Part 1: Statics:
Statical methods of analysis
Load calculations and safety.
Part 2: Design of concrete structures:
Columns, Foundations, Retaining walls, Corbels, Flat slabs
Introduction to prefabricated and prestressed concrete members.
Lateral stability of buildings.

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Problem solving
Assistance from lecturer

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 5 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Exercises (counts 40%)
Written Exam, 5 hours (counts 60%)
15 small exercises of which at least 10 must be done.

Grading Scale

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

Coursework Requirements

See "Forms of Assessment" above!