Engineering Mechanics
2009-2010 - BYG1062F - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students acquire understanding of and ability to calculate the most basic problems concerning statics and strength of materials.
The students explain basic principles, understand when methods may be used or may not be used, show ability to use their understanding to solve problems.


1) Statics: Fundamental concepts, two dimensional force systems, objects and structures in equilibrium, cables, centroids, english terms, and more.
2) Strength of materials: Analysis of stress and strain, elasticity, shearing force and bending moments, stress and deformation of beams, buckling, torque, english terms, and more.

Teaching Methods

Net Support Learning

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit examination.

Examination support


John Haugan: "Formler og tabeller"

Coursework Requirements

4 out of 6 multiple choice tests must be approved.

Teaching Materials

Øistein Vollen (1999). Mekanikk for ingeniører. Statikk og fasthetslære, NKI Forlaget