KT8212 - Numerical Simulation of Concrete


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved report 100/100

Course content

The finite element method for nonlinear analyses of conrete.
Stress analyses, analyses of young hardening concrete, diffusion.
Mathematical models for description of the behaviour of concrete. Cracking criteria, failure criteria, reinforcement modelling, time and temperature dependent properties.

Learning outcome

- The finite element method for non-linear analyses of concrete
- Material models for describing crack and failure in concrete
- Modeling of time- and temperature dependent properties
- Modeling of bonded and unbonded reinforcement

- Can choose a reasonable material model and material properties depending on the problem
- Evaluate results from a non-linear analysis of concrete
- Able to define the important non-linear effects in an analysis

General competence:
- Assumptions and limitations in non-linear analyses
- Able to transform a practical problem of a concrete structure, to a non-linear analysis

Learning methods and activities

Exercises and compulsory project work.
To pass the course a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Further on evaluation

For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken

Course materials

Reports, conference proceedings, and journal papers.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Structural Engineering



Examination arrangement: Report

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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