spring 2024
END-3606 Theory of Elasticity - 5 ECTS

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single subject. For students at the Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design.

Students outside Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design will need to be approved by the head of study of the Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

STE6236 Theory of Elasticity 5 ects

Course content

  • Deformation
  • Strain
  • Stress
  • Balance equations
  • Constitutive relations
  • Torsion and bending of rods and beams
  • Thin-walled structures
  • Failure criteria for brittle and ductile materials

Objectives of the course

Learning outcomes, skills and attitudes On completion of the course the successful student is expected to have the following:

Knowledge. The classical theoretical development of models and practical solutions for linearly elastic bodies.

Skills. Experience with computations and simple analysis of deformations, measuring change in shape, and internal surface forces.

General competence. Basic knowledge of the terminology used in classical applications of elasticity theory.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Lectures and problem sessions.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements" section".

Master Level

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: INBOUND STUDENT MOBILITY: COURSE COORDINATORS AT THE FACULTIES | UiT



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Off campus exam 21.05.2024 09:00 (Hand out)
21.05.2024 13:00 (Hand in)
4 Hours A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Obligatory task Approved – not approved
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Obligatory task

Re-sit examination

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  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: END-3606
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