TBA4177 - Fire Safety Engineering, Advanced Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The course addresses various topics in fire safety engineering and fire protection of construction works. This includes the principles for analysing, designing and executing construction works with various levels of fire safety requirements, including performance-based design. How to achieve the desired level of safety by various fire protection measures will be reviewed. The course provides knowledge of fire properties of materials, structural fire resistance and fire safety measures, and gives an introduction to principles of methods and simulation tools used in fire safety design. Through the course, the students will be given a basis for practical fire safety engineering and consulting.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of principles, methods and tools to document that fire safety requirements for construction works are satisfied through fire safety engineering.

Skills: Understanding relations and important aspects in the field of fire safety engineering to be able to carry out qualitative risk assessments and develop fire safety strategies.

General competence: Relatively good knowledge of the fire characteristics of materials, fire test methods, and modelling of fire development and evacuation. Have an overview of relevant regulations and standards concerning fire safety and how they affect the fire safety engineering process.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. 2/3 of the exercises must be approved to get access to the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Writen exam may be changed into oral in case of a re sit exam.

Course materials

To be announced at start of the semester.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Fire Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Safety and Reliability
  • Structural Engineering
  • Building Materials
  • Risk Analysis
Contact information


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-11-29 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 Sluppenvegen 14 18
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D 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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