Skip to main content

AF2603 Soil - Structure Interaction 7.5 credits

The course encloses different structures where interaction between structure and soil is important.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AF2603 (Autumn 2007–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

This course encloses: Foundation with footings and piles, interaction between load on the building, foundation and settlements, structural damages, sheet pile walls.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the students will have good knowledge in principles for design of soil structure interaction.

Course disposition

No information inserted

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering besides Structural Engineering Advanced Course.

Recommended prerequisites

No information inserted


No information inserted


Compendia, Division of Soil and Rock Mechanics, KTH.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Oral examination (TEN1; 4,5 cr)
and approved exercises (ÖVN1; 3 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

No information inserted

Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

No information inserted


Profile picture Stefan Larsson

Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AF2603

Offered by

ABE/Soil- and Rock Mechanics

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

No information inserted