Skip to content


Structural engineering 7.5 credits

First cycle, B0002B
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Structural Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Building Technology
Main field of study
Architecture, Civil Engineering

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 M0047M Differential Calculus and M0048M Linear Algebra and Calculus and F0004T Physics 1 or corresponding courses.

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

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
There will be lectures, exercises and demonstrations. Demonstrations are compulsory.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
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 2021 Sp 1
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

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 56.00MandatoryA07
0002Laboratory workU G#1.50MandatoryA07

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.

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 Feb 2021