Course syllabus

Arkitekturteknik 2: Byggnadsmaterial
Building Materials

VBMA05, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

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

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Compulsory for: A1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge about the properties of most building materials

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course focus mainly on:

The students perform two student experiments in groups of max four students.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Written examination and student experiments.

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: 0113. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 2. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination
Code: 0213. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Laboratory Work


Required prior knowledge: VBKA05 Architectural Design
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBM011, VBM012, VBM611, VBMA30, VBMA35

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Maria Fredriksson,
Course coordinator: Katja Fridh,
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