AAR4405 - Structures


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Central themes of the course are calculation of loads, mechanics of materials, bracing of constructions and design of wood-, steel- and reenforced concrete structures.

Learning outcome

The course provides an understanding of the statics of basic structural systems and of structural properties of the most important buildings materials.
After the course, the student should be able to propose structural systems for simple buildings and to calculate approximate dimensions of basic structural elements.
Give insight in interrelation between building materials, structural systems and architectural form and expression.

Learning methods and activities

The course consist mainly of lectures and calculation exercises. In addition there will be at least one practical exercise. The activities of the course is coordinated with the main course at 1. year of Architectural program of study.
To take the exam, the students must pass all practical exercises and 4 / 5 of the other exercises. Written examination counts 100 percent.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercise

Further on evaluation

Obligatory work must be delivered and approved before the exam. Deferred exams and failed exams are normally taken during the next ordinary examination period. Approved obligatory work may be included in the grade basis upon postponed examination or repetition, for up to 1.5 years after passing exercises.

Postponed examinations are usually scheduled for the next regular exam period.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)

Required previous knowledge

Has been granted admission to the Architectural programme of study.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Architecture
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Technology



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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