BYGG2253 - Structoral analysis


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 5 hours A

Course content

Modelling with solid elements
Modelling with structure elements
Stress analysis
Deformation analysis and simulation of boundary conditions
Generations of mesh.
Non-linear analysis
Thermal analysis

Learning outcome

The aim of the course is to learn the students how to apply the finite element method in the design of various constructions.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and assignments.

Expected time usage for a 7,5 credit course:
Lectures: 40 hours
Organized supervision: 10 hours
Work on mandatory hand-ins: 60 hours
Own effort: 90 hours
TOTAL: 200 hours

Compulsory assignments

  • 3 Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.
Written Exam, 5 hours (counts for 100% of the grade)
There will be 3 compulsory assignments which must be passed to take the final exam.
Practical exam in the computer lab.

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:
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)

Course materials

Announced at the start of the semester

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 A
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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