Course - Masonry Structures - TBA4140
TBA4140 - Masonry Structures
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024
Structural analysis of loadbearing brick and block masonry. Structural design of walls, columns and beams in unreinforced and reinforced masonry. Production of masonry and properties of constituents. Application of simple structural models for calculation and design of building parts and detailing. Masonry construction work is also included.
The course will provide basic knowledge in calculation and design of masonry structures and masonry buildings.
The candidate should have knowledge of:
- Structural analysis of loadbearing brick and block masonry.
- Structural design of walls, columns and beams in unreinforced and reinforced masonry.
- Production of masonry and properties of constituents.
- Application of simple structural models for calculation and design of building parts and detailing.
- Engineering, design and construction of building elements and details.
- Masonry construction work is also included
The candidate is able to:
- Structural design of walls, columns and beams
- Explain the static behavior of masonry structures
- Selection of measures for moisture protection, heat insulation, sound insulation and fire insulation of masonry structures
- Design of movement joints
- Selection of materials and execution for durable masonry structures
- Draft design and material use in building parts and their joints
The candidate has:
- An understanding of requirements, influences and physical and material relations as a basis for designing assemblies and buildings that fulfill requirements regarding reliability, performance and sustainability
- A good background for communicating with other disciplines (architect, structural engineer, HVAC engineer, electrical engineer, fire safety engineer etc.) involved in design, construction and operation of buildings.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures and compulsory calculation and laboratory exercises.The course is delivered in cooperation with Department for Structural Design.
Further on evaluation
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.
Recommended previous knowledge
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Language of instruction: -
- Technological subjects
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- * 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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"