TEK2021 - Design Calculations


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written exam and Project work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 4/10
Home examination 6/10 3 hours

Course content

Design calculations:
- General strength calculation
- Joining methods (Welding, Bolts and Press and Shrink)
- Transmissions
- Shafts and Bearings

- Steels for welding
- Corrosion Resistant Steels
- Light weight Metals

Learning outcome

The student should:
- have broad knowledge of key issues in the calculation of construction details.
- have broad knowledge of materials selection in construction details.
- have knowledge on how to update their knowledge in the field.

The student should:
- be able to apply scientific knowledge to practical and theoretical problems and justify the choices made.
- be able to reflect on the calculation results and adjust them under supervision.
- be able to locate, assess and refer to information and subject matter that can be used in the problem.

General knowledge
The student should:
- carry out various problems in the subject as a participant in a group.
- propose and exchange views and experiences of an issue for a project within the course themes, and in a group implement the project throughout the semester with guidance.
- be able to communicate subject matter and the project results orally (by agreement) and in writing.

Learning methods and activities

- Lectures on Campus
- Guidance
- Exercises
- Teamwork
- Project
- Online learning

Students are responsible for establishing project groups, project and optionally contacting a manufacturing company.

Further on evaluation

- Re-sit of written exam in August.
- Unsuccessful project assignment must be re-taken at the next regular completion.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS)
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS-F)

Course materials

Syllabus provided when the course starts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MAS2121 10.0
TEK2021F 10.0
TEK2021F 10.0
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Machine Design - Design Theory
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written exam and Project work

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 4/10

Release 2020-04-20

Submission 2020-04-30

Release 12:00

Submission 09:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 6/10

Release 2020-05-29

Submission 2020-05-29

Release 09:00

Submission 12:00

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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