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. VSMF10 overlaps following cours/es: VBK013 and VSM611. Compulsory for: IBYA2. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Susanne Heyden,, Building Science. Recommended prerequisits: FME602 Structural Mechanics. Assessment: Hand-in assignments and written examination. Parts: 2. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give knowledge about the design of simple structural elements of wood, steel and reinforced concrete as well as knowledge about structural stability and structural joints.

The aim of the afu part of the course is to create a connection to construction projects and follow the various roles in the construction process.

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 basic principles for design based on the partial coefficient method and the determination of the most dangerous load combination. Design and verification are based on code requirements for wood, steel and reinforced concrete. Principles for the design of simple structural systems and stabilization of structural units. Design of simple structural joints.

Isaksson, T., Mårtensson, A., Thelandersson, S. : Byggkonstruktion. Studentlitteratur, ny upplaga .
Isaksson, T, Mårtensson, A. Byggkonstruktion. Regel- och formelsamling. Studentlitteratur, ny upplaga.


Code: 0111. Name: Structural Design.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination.

Code: 0311. Name: Hand-in Assignments.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved hand-in assignments. Grade will influence final grade on course.