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TBA4140 - Masonry Structures

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

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.

Learning outcome

The course will provide basic knowledge in calculation and design of masonry structures and masonry buildings.

Knowledge
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

Skills
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

General competence
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.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

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

Compendium.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIB3020 7.5
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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 6

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 D
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.
Examination

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