Design of Constructions
2015-2016 - BYG2301 - 10 ECTS

Prerequisite(s)

REA1141 Matematikk 1

BYG1062 Mekanikk

BYG1261 Byggteknikk

Expected learning outcomes

Knowledge:

After having completed the subject will the student

- know the working principles of different structural building systems

- have knowledge of the empirical and theoretical background for the relevant European structural building codes (Eurocodes)

Skills:

After having completed the subject should the student will, by means of the relevant Eurocodes

- be able to find the design loads of a structure

- be able to do steel and wood design of beams and simple elements in compression and tension

General competence:

After having completed the subject the student will

- know the relevant technical language

- have a good understanding of the design of structures

Topic(s)

Subject topics:

Topic 1: Structural components, How the major building structures functions / Foundation principles

Topic 2: Structural loading based on NS-EN 1990:2002+NA2008. Dead loads and live loads according to NS-EN 1991-1-1, snow loads according to NS-EN 1991-1-3, wind loads according to NS-EN 1991-1-4, earth quake loads according to NS-EN 1998-1 and traffic loads on bridges according to NS-EN 1991-2.
 
Topic 3: Wood Design involving

- beams for moment, shear, axial load, torsional buckling, deflection and local effects.

- simple elements for compression (columns) and tension

Topic 4: Steel design involving

- beams for moment, shear, axial load, torsional buckling, deflection and local effects.

- simple elements for compression (columns) and tension

- cross-sectional classification

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Mandatory assignments

Teaching Methods (additional text)

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Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 6 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

Re-sit August 2016

Tillatte hjelpemidler

Code B: All printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.
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Coursework Requirements

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

Teaching Materials

Will be announced at the start of the subject.