SKID2201 - Strength Analyses


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 5.5 hours A

Course content

Bending moment, shear force and normal force distribution.
Load case definition.
Static undetermined systems.
Stress analyses.
Buckling of pillars and plates.
Elasto-plastic mechanisms.
Failure mechanics.
Material properties.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - after completed course, the candidate is to have theoretical basis for the determination of:

Bending moments, shear forces and normal force distribution diagrams.
Stress distribution on beam cross sections.
Pillar and plate buckling capacities.
Elasto-plastic conditions of beam systems.

Skills - after completed course, the candidate is to have skills in application of:

Methods for establishing bending moment, shear force and shear force distribution diagrams for static undetermined beam systems.
Manual methods for establishing stress distribution on beam sections.
Manual methods for establishing pillar and plate buckling capacities.
Manual methods for establishing elasto-plastic capacities in a system of beams.

Competence - after completed course, the candidate shall be competent in:

Design of static problems with regards to geometry, boundary conditions, load application and section properties.
Determination of relevant dimensions and acceptance criteria for a static undetermined beam system.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • 8 Assignments

Further on evaluation

Allowed aids at exam:
Aid group G: "Tekniske regnetabeller" and all calculators.

Re-sit exam: Oral examination.

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.

Course materials

"Fasthetslære" by Fridtjov Irgens.
"Tekniske tabeller" by Jarle Johannessen.
Tables and procedures are handed out during lectures.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Machine Design
  • Marine Structures
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100 A

Release 2020-12-09

Submission 2020-12-09

Release 09:00

Submission 14:30

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 100/100 A 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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