Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VBK035 overlap following cours/es: VBK036 och VBK036. Optional for: V4at, V4hb, V4sa. Course coordinator: Tord Isaksson,, Konstruktionsteknik. Prerequisites: VSM141 Structural Mechanics. Recommended prerequisits: VSM091 Beam theory, VBK055 Structural Engineering-Building System, VSM150 Engineering Modelling: Analysis of Structures. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 15. Assessment: Written examination and one assignement. Parts: 2. Home page:

The course develops understanding of the mechanical behaviour of and skills in designing more specialised and complex steel structures.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The following phenomena are included in the course and treated from the point of view of design of steel structures:

The course is given as lectures associated with exercises. The design project (e.g. travelling crane structure, steel bridge or multi-storey steel building) gives the student training to independently define, solve and present their work.

English litterature is not used in this course.
Thelandersson, S: Stålkonstruktioner. KFS Lund. Exempelsamling Stålkonstruktioner. BSK (Boverkets handbok om stålkonstruktioner). Mårtensson, A, Isaksson, T: Tabell- och formelsamling. KFS Lund.


Code: 0107. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.

Code: 0207. Name: Exercise.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report on exercise.