Design Calculations
2014-2015 - 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 (Flexible students)

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

Next regular 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. (Campus students)

Teaching Materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.

Syllabus / subject matter found on the website:

Replacement course for

MAS2121 - Design Calculations