Structural engineering 7.5 Credits

First cycle, B0002B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 2 - Present
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Syllabus established
The plan is established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007-01-31 and is valid from H07.

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 17 Aug 2017

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Structural Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Building Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Mathematics and basic physics including area integrals, vectors, differential equations and equilibrium.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
To attain basic ability to do calculations related to strength of materials and beam theory.

Basics of strength of materials: Stresses, strains and their relations and transformations
Bars: Stresses, strains and deformations
Beams: Moments, shear forces and stresses from bending.
Introduction to deformations, stability and design

There will be lectures, exercises and demonstrations. Demonstrations are compulsory.

Written exam with graded marks (U, 3, 4, 5)
Presence at demonstrations and passed reports on demonstrations.

Transition terms
This course replaces the earlier courses ABB017 and ABK117.

Ulf Ohlsson

Transition terms
The course B0002B is equal to ABB025

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2008 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Compendiums from LTU
Introduktion till strukturmekaniken, Susanne Heyden, Ola Dahlblom, Anders Olsson och Göran Sandberg, Studentlitteratur

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

0001Written exam6.0G U 3 4 5
0002Laboratory work1.5U G#

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.