BYGA2200 - Material technology


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours KALKULATOR

Course content

  • the history, use and structure of the materials
  • mechanical and durability properties of the building materials.
  • ethical and environmental consequences of products and solutions within construction.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • understands mechanical properties for concrete, steel, wood, asphalt and Wiring harness materials
  • have basic knowledge of the type of material for different people constructions and purposes, based on mechanical and thermal properties and environmental impact
  • understands basic theory of important building and construction materials. The composition of the materials, manufacture, structure, function and applications in buildings
  • understands influences such as moisture, temperature and chemicals
  • understands the use of simplified security data among other things quality control
  • gain innovative competence that contributes to understanding of multidisciplinary digital solutions.

Skills: The candidate can:

  • choose the right raw materials and material type for different constructions, based on loads and environmental impact
  • use calculation methods to document material selection, both manually and using computer tools
  • apply current legislation and documentation for building materials. General competence:

The candidate:

  • can present their results
  • have insight into the current European standard work NS-EN
  • Master relevant subject expressions and can collaborate with other professionals.
  • have insight into the basic material properties of the most commonly used building materials
  • Gain an understanding of ethics in the construction industry.
  • understands interaction between product / material and project data using standard digital solutions.

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures,
  • exercises,
  • laboratory exercises with compulsory attendance

Further on evaluation

  • Mandatory work requirements: approved
  • Compulsory written work requirements: approved before the exam
  • Re-sit exam in August
  • In case of re-sit examination an oral examination may be given.

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

Betong, Regelverk, teknologi og utførelse, av Magne Maage

Håndbok - Laboratorieundersøkelser, Statens vegvesen

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


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Materials
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 KALKULATOR INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 KALKULATOR INSPERA
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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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