Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VBK013 overlaps following cours/es: VBK012, VSM140, VSM611 and VSMF10. Compulsory for: V2. Course coordinator: Annika Mårtensson,, Structural Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: VBM012 Building Materials and VSMA05 Structural Mechanics or FME602 Structural Mechanics. Assessment: One written examination and design assignments. Parts: 2. Home page:

The course will give the student insight and understanding of the requirements put on load-bearing elements. After completion of the course the student will be able to analyse and design basic structural elements and understand the function of a load-bearing elements in a building.

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

Design principles, partial coefficient methods, load configuration including fire, structural elements, stability of structural systems, steel structures, concrete structures and timber structures.

Isaksson I., Mårtensson A., Thelandersson S.: Byggkonstruktion. Studentlitteratur 2008. ISBN: 978-91-44-04707-2
Isaksson I., Mårtensson A.: Regel- och formelsamling. Studentlitteratur 2008. ISBN: 978-91-44-05153-6


Code: 0108. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.

Code: 0208. Name: Exercises.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Two written reports.