Reinforced concrete design
Study plans 2016-2017 - BYG3321 - 10 ECTS


BYG2251 Mekanikk
REA1141 Matematikk 1

On the basis of

BYG2301 Konstruksjonsteknikk

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, beams and columns, 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


- 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.

- Strut and tie models.

Teaching Methods


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

Graded by internal examiner (lecturer).

External sensor regularly is either evaluating or preparing the examination.Next time: 2021.

Re-sit examination

Oral examination.

Examination support

  • Support material code B: All printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.
    • The following basic calculators are permitted:
      • Casio fx-82ES PLUS
      • Citizen SR-270X and Citizen SR-270X College
      • Hewlett Packard HP30S

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

Replace partial BYG3211 Betongkonstruksjoner and partial BYG2201 Materialer og konstruksjoner.