Reinforced concrete design
2014-2015 - BYG3211 - 10 ECTS


  • BYG1063 Mekanikk
  • BYG1261 Byggteknikk
  • REA1141 Matematikk 1
  • TØL1001 Ingeniørrollen

On the basis of

  • BYG2201 Materialer og konstruksjoner
  • BYG3281 Stål- og trekonstruksjoner
  • BYG2221 Byggstatikk

Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge: After having completed the subject the student will

- have knowledge of the empirical and theoretical background for the relevant European structural building code, the so-called Eurocode 2.

Skills: After having completed the subject the student will

- be able to design concrete slabs and beams (though not prestressed), according to Eurocode 2.

General competence: After having completed the subject the student will

- know the principles governing the carrying capacity of concrete structures

- have acquired the necessary technical language of the subject


Concrete design according to NS-EN 1992-1-1.

- Design of beams and slabs (not prestressed) for moment, shear, cracks and deflection. The design includes anchorage of reinforcement.

- Design of columns.

- Design of foundations for moment, shear and cracks

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 5 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

The final exam counts 100 %.

Grading Scale

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

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit.

Examination support

All written and printed material. Non-communicating calculator.

Coursework Requirements

5-7 works of which all except one must be accepted.

Teaching Materials

Announced at the start of the subject.

Replacement course for

BYG3061 Structural design 2 and BYG3201 Structural design 3.