Seismic Analysis and other Specifics of Metal Structures Design

Course Information
TitleΑ/Σ ΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΜΕΤΑΛΛΙΚΩΝ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΩΝ / Seismic Analysis and other Specifics of Metal Structures Design
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000185

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 15
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses955

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ3100Christos Bisbos, Evangelos Efthymiou
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge on Structural Analysis, Knowledge on Strength of Materials. Design of Steel Structures according to Eurocode 3.
Learning Outcomes
In the framework of this course, the students are expected to: 1) Be able to identify an appropriate connection/joint type from the list of available typical cases -if possible - and to be able to select all design parameters and implement the strength verifiquations required. 2) Be able to rationally develop novel joint arrangements. 3) Be able to use effectively related modern software.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Connections and joints in steel structures: welds,bolts,pins. Eurocode 3 requirements and best constructional practices. Simple connections and moment connections. The T-stub model and the method of components. Joints in steel structures made of hollow sections. Silos. Energy transmission towers,.Cable structures. Behaviour of steel structures exposed to high temperature. Steel structures connections
connectιοns of steel structures, welds, bolts, pins, simple connections, moment connections, component method
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Powerpoint, Blackboard.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
writen exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ι.Βάγιας, Ι.Ερμόπουλος, Γ. Ιωαννίδης "Σχεδιασμός δομικών έργων από χάλυβα με παραδείγματα εφαρμογής".
Additional bibliography for study
handbook of structural steelwork connections. N. Tamboli.
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