BYGA2101 - Structural Engineering


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024

Course content

Strength of materials from mechanics. Shear stresses in beam sections. 2D stress state including stress transformations and principal stress components. Yield criteria. Buckling of columns.

Structural engineering. Load carrying system design. Introduction to loads and load combinations. Design of beams and columns in concrete or steel. Laboratory works in concrete material.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, assignments and academic supervisions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)

Course materials

Kolbein Bell: Konstruksjonsmekanikk - Del 2: Fasthetslære.

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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Structural Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


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