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Lp 3 12/13 Timber engineering, VSM196

Status: Avslutad
Öppen för svar: 2013-03-18 - 2013-04-14
Antal svar: 21
Procent av deltagarna som svarat: 30%
Kontaktperson: Patrik Hellman»
Utbildningsprogram som genomför enkäten: Chalmers: masterskurs

1. Are the goals reasonable considering your background and the number of credits?

21 svarande

No, the goals are set too low»0 0%
Yes, the goals seem reasonable»21 100%
No, the goals are set too high»0 0%

Genomsnitt: 2

Learning outcomes and examination

After completion of this course, the student should be able to
design the vast majority of timber structures. Students will obtain theoretical background and practical experience of ways of designing the main parts of multi-storey timber buildings. In order to do this, students should be able to:

· Explain the specific aspects of timber construction, the strengths and weaknesses and some specific problems related to timber design
· Perform structural design by applying Eurocode 5
· Describe, explain and design a stabilising system for multi-storey timber buildings
· Explain different properties of floor components, calculate the dynamic behaviour of wood-based floors and identify the components and properties that influence this behaviour
· Design different connections used in timber construction and have a good understanding of their mechanical behaviour
· Explain basic FE tools and with their help analyse the performance of wood-based structures.

2. To what extent have you reached the learning outcomes?

21 svarande

0-20%»0 0%
20-40%»0 0%
40-60%»2 9%
60-80%»5 23%
80-100%»14 66%

Genomsnitt: 4.57

- I basicaly did not understand anything in the FE workshop. It was only following the handout.» (60-80%)
- My opinion is that the contents in the course is well balanced. The only thing I missed a little bit is a part about durability of timber. I know that it is part of previous courses but I would have liked to dig a little deeper into that subject.» (80-100%)

3. Did the examination assess whether you have reached the goals?

Please consider all kinds of examiantions during the course: assignments, projects, seminars, final written exam, etc.

21 svarande

No, not at all»0 0%
To some extent»10 47%
Yes, definitely»10 47%
I don"t know/have not been examined yet»1 4%

Genomsnitt: 2.57

- The time was not sufficient for the final exam. I was not able to show all that I had learned during the course. That was a little frustrating.» (To some extent)

Teaching and learning

4. To what extent has the organised teaching activities been of help for your learning?

21 svarande

Small extent»0 0%
Some extent»4 19%
Large extent»13 61%
Great extent»4 19%

Genomsnitt: 3

- Good lectures and a good project. The FE-part can be reconsidered. I don"t feel that the time spent on that part helped my learning to the same extent as the time spent on other parts.» (Large extent)

5. To what extent has the teaching material and the course home page been of help for your learning?

21 svarande

Small extent»0 0%
Some extent»2 9%
Large extent»13 61%
Great extent»6 28%

Genomsnitt: 3.19

- pingpong was used very good with the discussionforum» (Large extent)
- I would have given it the grade "Great" if all the exercise examples had a name that showed what it was about. Ex. "B7 - Purlins,skew bending,Gerber system.pdf" If you do this to the next year i think it will be of great help to students!» (Large extent)
- USed documents from homepage. However never opened the textbook» (Large extent)

6. How were the opportunities to get feedback and for asking questions and getting help from teachers and supervisors?

21 svarande

Very poor»0 0%
Rather poor»2 9%
Rather good»9 42%
Very good»10 47%

Genomsnitt: 3.38

- the answers we got were wrong sometimes» (Rather poor)
- Big problem that som egoistic studens collect questions and occupy the teachers at every break! » (Rather good)
- could go and ask them in there room, but there where never time for questions during the excercises. This was due to the large amount of student and the few teachers.» (Rather good)
- You where very helpful. Thank you!» (Very good)

Course organisation

7. How well did the course organisation, course information, course home page, handouts etc work?

21 svarande

Very badly»1 4%
Rather badly»4 19%
Rather well»12 57%
Very well»4 19%

Genomsnitt: 2.9

- disater with the pingpong. Me and my group partner got access to pingpong after halft the course.» (Very badly)
- The problems with pingpong in the beginning of the course was an issue for me. It put me back almost two weeks so i had some catching up to do. The rest was very good!» (Rather badly)
- Instructions regarding design task was a mess, new Memo for the design task needed for next year. » (Rather badly)
- There weren"t enough computers for the FEM Project. The explanation of Abaqus was sometimes too fast to be able to follow.» (Rather well)
- the teachers said different things» (Rather well)
- Only problem were that the teachers were poorly synchronized,giving deviating information.» (Rather well)

Study climate

8. To what extent have the facilties at Chalmers been appropriate to support your studies in this course, e.g. lecture halls, study rooms, equipment, computer labs etc.

21 svarande

Small extent»6 28%
Some extent»9 42%
Large extent»2 9%
Great extent»4 19%

Genomsnitt: 2.19

- too small computer lab for the Abaqus tutorial» (Small extent)
- Computer rooms needs to be updated or class needs to be divided in several rooms.» (Small extent)
- Computer labs in too small rooms» (Small extent)
- Computer labs during the FE part was not good.» (Some extent)
- computer lab must have better organization» (Some extent)
- always to few computers.» (Some extent)
- Note that the crowded computer labs was rather unacceptable.» (Some extent)
- The computer labs were too small for the whole group.» (Great extent)

9. How much of your available time for studies in this study period did you spend on this course?

It is assumed that 50% of the time in one quarter is used for a course of 7,5 credit units.

21 svarande

less than 20%»0 0%
20-40%»2 9%
about 50%»9 42%
60-80%»8 38%
more than 80%»2 9%

Genomsnitt: 3.47

- The other course, FEM Structures took a major part of the time. Although, it is noteworthy that the project in this timber course accounted for a lot of time that I rather spent on learning.» (20-40%)
- very stressful » (more than 80%)

10. How was the course workload?

21 svarande

Too low»0 0%
Low»0 0%
Adequate»12 57%
High»8 38%
Too high»1 4%

Genomsnitt: 3.47

- very well balanced course» (Adequate)
- although, would rather see less time spent on the project giving more time to just study. Then again, thankful that there was no time wasted on report writing.» (Adequate)
- But it should be high, I wanna learn as much as possible during my time in school.» (High)
- Extra high for me since I was working with a retard and had to do the design task myself» (High)

Summarising questions

11. What is your general impression of the course?

21 svarande

Poor»0 0%
Fair»0 0%
Adequate»3 14%
Good»16 76%
Excellent»2 9%

Genomsnitt: 3.95

- The thing as that three were a lot of mixed signals regarding the design task. Some teaschers said one thing as included in the task, others said the oppocite. The same went for methods, some said "do this" then the lecture after, contradictory information as recieved.» (Adequate)
- Design task good, covers a lot. Not sure exam is needed. Could maybe be replaced by a more theoretical dugga» (Good)

12. What is the remaining value of the course in the future

20 svarande

Very small»0 0%
Rather small»0 0%
Neutral»3 15%
Rahter high»16 80%
Very high»1 5%

Genomsnitt: 3.9

- I do not completely comprehend this question» (Rahter high)

13. What should definitely be preserved to next year?

- The design task»
- Design task»
- The design task»
- It was a great course, should be done the same way!»
- the teachers should talk to each other and agree on what they the students have to do in their task»
- Extracts from EC5. If legally possible, have as many pages of the EC5 as possible.»
- All but the FE-part.»
- Design task - However better instructions needed!»
- Reza»
- project.»
- more teacher in FEM labs and bigger room »
- more classrooms for computer lectures »
- no report writing, maybe make it even more clear that it is not needed.»

14. What should definitely be changed to next year?

- Clearer goals and criterion on the design task»
- The computer labs The FE workshop There should be more communication between the lecturers. It turned out that in the end we had calculated in a wrong way some parts of the project due to different teachers" oppinions about formulas and other things.»
- Push the students even more to start with the design task early. I cannot think of any other»
- see question 13.»
- Clearer information about design task/computer lab. The presentation of the computer lab felt excessive and didnt contribute to the learning. »
- Evaluate the FE-part and see if it can be improved.»
- Better organisation, make sure teachers tells student the same thing!»
- computer lab organization»
- lectures with mathcad should not be used»
- more teacher in FEM labs and bigger room »
- teachers should make an agreement, concerning project. they provided different information each. »
- Make sure there are enough room in the computer labs. Make sure we understand that it is better to focus on understanding rather than calculations in the project.»

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