Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. VBKN01 overlaps following cours/es: VBK032 and VBK035. Optional for: V4hb, V4ko. Course coordinator: Tord Isaksson,, Structural Engineering. Prerequisites: VBK013 Structural Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: VBKF01 Structural Engineering - Building Systems, VSMF05 Engineering Modelling: Analysis of Structures. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 15. The number of participants is limited to 60 Selection criteria: 1.the course is part of the students specialisation 2.credits remaining for the degree 3.number of credits within VBK courses 4.filed of degree project 5.grades on VBK courses. Assessment: Written exam and assignments. Parts: 2. Home page:

The course shall give understanding and knowledge about the behaviour of advanced steel and timber structures, tools for modelling and design and the ability to weigh pros and cons for different structural systems.

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 course includes the following parts:

The ability to independently approach, solve and present one's work is trained by a major project task (travelling crane beam, bridges, multistorey buildings, large span structures)

Thelandersson, S. Stålkonstruktioner (Steel structures). KFS Lund 2000.
Boverket. BSK Boverkets handbok om stålkonstruktioner. Boverket 2007. ISBN 978-91-85751-58-7
Isaksson, T, Mårtensson A, Byggkonstruktion. Regel- och formelsamling. Studentlitteratur 2008. ISBN 978-91-44-05153-6
SBI-anvisning 210. Träkonstruktioner - bergening. SBI 2005. ISBN 87-563-1216-4
SBI-anvisning 194. Träkonstruktioner - forbindelser. SBI 1999. ISBN 87-563-1014-5
Svenskt Limträ. Limträhandboken. Svenskt Limträ 2001. ISBN 91-631-1453-4
Konstruktionsteknik. Exempelsamling Stål- och trä. KFS Lund 2010.


Code: 0111. Name: Steel and Timber Structures.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.

Code: 0211. Name: Project Tasks.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Assignment.