Structural Steel and Timber Design
2008-2009 - BYG3071 - 5 ECTS

On the basis of

BYG2052 Konstruksjonslære I

Expected learning outcomes

To give further knowledge in the design of steel and timber structures.
To enable the students to utilize the structural building codes in the design of structures.


Part 1: STEEL DESIGN according to NS 3472
- Joints and connections - bolted and welded.
- Bracing - design. Tortional buckling.
- Fire design. Class 4 cross sections.
Part 2: TIMBER DESIGN according to NS 3470.
- Connections. Tapered, curved and pitched cambered beams.
- Bracing design. Holes in glue-laminated members.
- Fire resistance of timber members.

Teaching Methods

Mandatory assignments

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Personal assistance from lecturer

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Exercises counts approx. 40%
Exercises amounts to solving 10 problems of which 7 must be done to pass the course.
Written Exam, 3 hours counts approx.60%.

Grading Scale

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

Re-sit examination

Done about 1/2 year later.

Examination support

All printed and written material. Calculator

Coursework Requirements

See "Forms of Assessment"