Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

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: Annika Mårtensson,, Konstruktionsteknik. Prerequisites: VBK013 Structural Engineering. 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. KFS Lund.
BSK07 (Boverkets handbok om stålkonstruktioner). Boverket 2007. 978-91-85751-58-7
Isaksson, T, Mårtensson A. Byggkonstruktion Regel- och formelsamling. Studentlitteratur 2008. 978-91-44-05153-6


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.