Structural Steel and Timber Design
2009-2010 - BYG3071F - 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-EN 1993-1-1, NS 1993-1-2, NS1992-1-5, NS 1992-1-8
- Joints and connections - bolted and welded.
- Bracing - design. Tortional buckling.
- Fire design. Class 4 cross sections.

Part 2: TIMBER DESIGN according to NS-EN 1995-1-1, NS-EN 1995-1-2
- Connections. Tapered, curved and pitched cambered beams.
- Bracing design. Holes in glue-laminated members.
- Fire resistance of timber members.

Teaching Methods


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"