Design Calculations
2012-2013 - TEK2021 - 10 ECTS

On the basis of

  • BYG1062
  • TEK2011

Expected learning outcomes

The student should:
- have broad knowledge of key issues in the calculation of construction details.
- have broad knowledge of materials selection in construction details.
- have knowledge on how to update their knowledge in the field.

The student should:
- be able to apply scientific knowledge to practical and theoretical problems and justify the choices made.
- be able to reflect on the calculation results and adjust them under supervision.
- be able to locate, assess and refer to information and subject matter that can be used in the problem.

General knowledge
The student should:
- carry out various problems in the subject as a participant in a group.
- propose and exchange views and experiences of an issue for a project within the course themes, and in a
  group implement the project throughout the semester with guidance.
- be able to communicate subject matter and the project results orally and in writing.


Design calculations:
- General strength calculation
- Joining methods
-  Transmissions
-  Shafts and Bearings
- Steels for welding
- Corrosion Resistant Steels
- Light weight Metals
- Composites

Teaching Methods

Group works
Project work

Teaching Methods (additional text)

  • Lectures (Campus students)
  • Oral presentation (Campus students)
  • Online Learning

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours
Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Written exam, 3 hours (counts 60 %)
  • Assessment of one project (counts 40 %)
  • Each of the parts must be passed separately.

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

 Internal examiner.

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit for the written exam.
Project must be taken again at the next regular implementation.

Examination support

  • Calculator
  • Reading literature
  • Technical Tables

Coursework Requirements

Oral presentation of scheduled exercises and projects.

Teaching Materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.

Subject material found on the website:

Replacement course for

MAS2121 - Design Calculations