BYGG2254 - Reinforced concrete design


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 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.- Strut and tie models. - 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: 6 to 8 exercises, all of which except one must be approved.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercises

Further on evaluation

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

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 course.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Structural Engineering
Contact information

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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