Course syllabus

Concrete Structures

VBKN05, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2017-04-06

General Information

Elective for: V4-hb, V4-at, V4-ko
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The course develops understanding of the mechanical behaviour of and skills in designing reinforced concrete structures.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course is given as lectures and exercises. The assignment trains students to independently define, solve and present problems from the field of concrete construction.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written examination and two assignments. The written exam consists of two parts one theoretical part and one with focus on calculations.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0112. Name: Concrete Structures.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Examination
Code: 0212. Name: Projekt Assignments.
Credits: 2,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Project Assignments. For written assignments, not only the correctness of calculations and results is assessed, but also the quality of the presentation, i.e. structure and descriptive texts of the report.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBK020

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Oskar Larsson,
Teacher: Annika Mårtensson,
Course homepage:
Further information: Course homepage at All registered students have access to the course homepage. Short information available at