spring 2022
END-3606 Theory of Elasticity - 5 ECTS

Last changed 24.08.2022

Application deadline

Applicants from countries within EU/EEA: December 1st. Exchange students and Fulbright students: October 1st

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

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

Du vil få en reduksjon i antall studiepoeng (som oppgitt under), dersom du avlegger eksamen i dette emnet og har bestått følgende emne(r) fra før av:

STE6236 Theory of Elasticity 5 stp

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


Written exam. Three hours. 

Grading will be done by using A-F grading scale, F is Fail. A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.


  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: END-3606
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet