BYGG2255 - Design of Timber structures 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 5 hours A

Course content

Wood design according to NS-EN 1995-1-1 og NS-EN 1995-1-2. Beams for moment, shear, lateral buckling and deflection, columns for axial and lateral loadconnections. Design of beams and columns for fire protections. Stability and bracing systems. Details and joint design.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: - After having completed the subject the student will have knowledge of the empirical and theoretical background for the eurocodes (NS-EN) relevant for the topics of the subject. Skills: After having completed the subject the student will be able to design simple and also somewhat complex wood structures, including bracing systems, according to the relevant eurocodes. General competance: - After having completed the subject the student will have very good insight into the carrying capacity of wooden structures. - have acquired the necessary technical language of the subject.

Learning methods and activities

Scheduled time: lectures: 60 hours; organized guidance: 60 hours; work with compulsory assignments: 120 hours; other preparation: 50 hours; a total of 290 hours. Compulsory work requirements: 6 to 8 exercises, all of which except one must be approved.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved assignment

Further on evaluation

If fail: Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BYGT2211 7.5 AUTUMN 2024
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

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 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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