BYGG2254 - Design of reinforced concrete structures


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours A

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. - Reinforcement drawings Digitization: Using digital computation tools Ethics: Background of safety factors in design of structures

Learning outcome

Knowledge: 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 and bar scheduling. General competence: - After having completed the subject the student will have very good insight into the carrying capacity of concrete structures. - have acquired the necessary technical language 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

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 course.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

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: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 A 2022-05-10 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
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