BYGG2254 - Design of reinforced concrete structures


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

- Design of beams and slabs (not prestressed) for moment, shear, cracks and deflection. The design includes anchorage of reinforcement.

- Design of columns.

- Design of foundations for moment, shear and cracks.

Digitization: Using digital computation tools

Ethics: Background of safety factors in design of structures

Learning outcome


After having completed the subject the student will have knowledge of the empirical and theoretical background for the relevant European structural building code, the so-called Eurocode 2.

Skills: After having completed the subject the student will

- be able to design concrete slabs, beams and columns, according to Eurocode 2, including the principles for drawing simple reinforcement drawings.

General competence:

- After having completed the subject the student will have very good insight into the capacity of concrete structures.

- have acquired the necessary technical terms of the subject

Learning methods and activities

Scheduled time:

lectures: 45 hours; organized guidance: 30 hours; work with compulsory assignments: 105 hours; other preparation: 40 hours; a total of 220 hours.

Compulsory work requirements: 5 to 7 exercises, all of which except one must be approved.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

If fail: Re-sit of oral exam in August. If more than 10 students register for re-sit exam, the assessment form can be changed to the written exam.

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Written exam

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

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