Course code TBA210

TBA210 Building Structures II

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Course responsible: Tormod Aurlien
Teachers: Thomas Kringlebotn Thiis
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:


Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .

Course frequency: <p>Annually</p><p><br/></p>
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:

5-year Master´s programme in Structural Engeneering and Architecture. (M-BA)

Course contents:

The course is based on TBA190 (Building Structures I) and will cover some of the topics introduced there more thoroughly. Special emphasis is placed on indoor climate, ventilation and energy conservation in buildings. In addition, the following topics will be covered: -the production and use of concrete in buildings and fire protection.

Learning outcome:

The students are to acquire knowledge of the most important principles of good house building technique. Through knowledge of the physics of buildings and the most important building materials, the students should be able to construct the various parts of houses and simple industrial buildings.

Learning activities:

Lectures. Seminars/colloquia with teacher present. Independent work on exercises. Independent study.

Teaching support:



Trehus, Håndbok 53, Norges Byggforskningsinstitutt, latest edition. Byggforsk kunnskapssystemer, selected data. Selected material.


TBA190 or corresponding.

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:

Exercises and excursion. The exercises must be handed in for approval at least one week before the examination.


Written examination (three hours).

Nominal workload:

For a course of 10 credits, 300 hours of work in total is normally to be expected. That means that in addition to structured teaching, ca. 15 hours of work must be expected per week.

Entrance requirements:

Special requirements in Science

Reduction of credits:


Type of course:

Lectures: 52 hours (4 hours per week). Exercises: 26 hours (2 hours per week). Excursion takes place in lecture hours.




The external and internal examiner jointly prepare the exam questions and the correction manual. The external examiner reviews the internal examiner's examination results by correcting a random sample of candidate¿s exams as a calibration according to the Department's guidelines for examination markings.

Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått