norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description BYG3071 - Steel and Timber Design (2003/2004)

ECTS Credits5
Duration1 semester (Spring)

To enhance knowledge in the design of steel and timber structures.
To enable the students to utilize the structural building codes in the design of structures.


Part 1: STEEL DESIGN according to NS 3472
- Joints and connections – bolted and welded.
- Bracing – design. Tortional buckling.
- Fire design. Class 4 cross sections.
Part 2: TIMBER DESIGN according to NS 3470.
- Connections. Tapered, curved and pitched cambered beams.
- Bracing design. Holes in glue-laminated members.
- Fire resistance of timber members.

Study MethodsLectures, Mandatory Assignments
AssessmentWritten Exam, 3 hours (counts 60%)
Projects/Exercises (counts 40%)
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course Requirements 
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