Deep Excavations and Earth Retaining Structures

Course Information
TitleΕΚΣΚΑΦΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΙΣΤΗΡΙΞΕΙΣ / Deep Excavations and Earth Retaining Structures
CodeΤΓ1700
FacultyEngineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000137

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

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses955
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses955

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600010747
SectionInstructors
1. ΤΓ1700Christos Anagnostopoulos, Theodoros Chatzigogos, Kyriazis Pitilakis
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Sound knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering Knowledge of Reinforced Concrete Design Knowledge of Steel Structures
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course the students will have the skills : 1. to design works of deep retaining structures of various types and to supervise their construction 2. to design works of soil improvement using inclusions and to supervise their construction 3. to design walls made of reinforced earth and to supervise their construction 4. to use advanced software for solving relevant problems
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Deep Retaining Structures Diaphragm walls Ground Anchors Soil improvement with inclusions Reinforced Earth Walls (MSE walls) using geotextiles, geogrids and metal strips
Keywords
Deep retaining structures, ground anchors, diaphragm walls, reinforced earth, MSE walls
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Project
Written assigments
Exams
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Oral exam on course material and oral examination with the delivery of the course thesis (project). The course thesis is required (project).
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
30-10-2015