VB6108 - Structures


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 6 hours A

Course content

- Laws, regulations, guidelines and standards - Safety of constructions - Loads, load combinations and load effects: - Dead load, Live load, snow load, Wind loads and traffic loads - Design load position (most unfavorable) - Additional load due to system geometry deviation - Breakage branch condition - Operating limit - Unrestricted condition - Construction components - Mode of construction of structures - Bearing systems - Use of construction related computer programs.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After having completed the subject will the student - know the working principles of different structural building systems. - have knowledge of the empirical and theoretical background for the relevant European structural building codes (Eurocodes). Skills: After having completed the subject should the student will, by means of the relevant Eurocodes - be able to find the design loads of a structure General competence: After having completed the subject the student will - know the relevant technical Language. - have a very good understanding of the basis for load calculations and the principles of construction capacity.

Learning methods and activities

Scheduled time: lectures: 60 hours; organized guidance: 60 hours; work with compulsory assignments: 120 hours; other preparation: 50 hours; a total of 290 hours. Compulsory work requirements: 6 to 8 exercises, all of which except one must be approved.

Compulsory assignments

  • Compulsory assignments

Further on evaluation

If fail: Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (EVUIVE0)
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (TKIVTEVU)

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Structural Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 A 2021-11-29 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
M411-Eksamensrom 4.etg Mustad, Inngang A 8
  • * 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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