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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus HS1023 (Autumn 2019–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • Lectures within the subject area
  • Carry out design calculations and drawings for a house

Intended learning outcomes

Outcomes to receive an E grade:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Design various structural members of a house, and present the results as calculations and drawings
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a project
  • Show the ability to apply knowledge from previous mechanical and structural courses

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Students in year 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering programme Constructional Engineering and Design 

HS1008 Structural Design in Civil Engineering 
HS1021 Steel and Timber Structures 
or equivalent courses

Recommended prerequisites

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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


  • PROA - Project Assignment, 5,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TENA - Examination, 2,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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

To receive a final grade for this course, grade E or higher on the Project work (PROA, 5.0 credits) and on the written examination (TENA, 2.5 credits) are required

Overall course grade is based on grading scale A-F.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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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 HS1023

Offered by

ABE/Constructional Engineering and Design

Main field of study

Built Environment, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Selection for courses with limited space: if the number of applications that meet entry requirements exceeds the availability for the course, selection will be based on the applicants' credits in the TIBYH programme.

Course previously given as 6H3211