Elastoplastic Analysis of Structures

Course Information
TitleΕΛΑΣΤΟΠΛΑΣΤΙΚΟΣ ΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΩΝ / Elastoplastic Analysis of Structures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000196

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

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ4300Euripides Papamichos
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, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1)Learning the basic theory required for describing, formulating and solving the problem of determining the elastoplastic response of a variety of structures (surface and spatial) to static loads, using the finite element method. 2)Analyzing and solving problems of elastoplastic static analysis of spatial framed structures with the use of specialized software.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Qualitative description of plasticity concept. The physics of plastic deformation in ductile materials. Plasticity criteria, Drucker’s axioms and constitutive laws. Applications to plane-strain problems. Theorems of limit analysis and applications of static and kinematic method. Step by step solution method to analyze flat (2D) frames. Plasticity of brittle materials, rocks and concrete. Constitutive laws and their applications. Uniaxial inelastic constitutive material laws. Hysteresis loops. Synoptic matrix formulation of mathematical relations of the plasticity theory. Elasticity law, yield criteria, hardening law, incremental formulation of constitutive mathematical relations. Plasticization models of finite elements. Numerical methods for solving non-linear static and dynamic problems. Applications to problems of calculating the elastoplastic response of structures with the use of the SAP2000 software package. Also, within the frame of the course, the students elaborate mandatory homework.
Theory of plasticity, elastoplastic analysis of structures
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work60.2
Written assigments301.1
Student Assessment
Written examinations on the teaching content of the course Oral examinations on the content of the mandatory homework
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του μαθήματος σε έντυπη και ηλεκτρονική μορφή (καλύπτουν όλη την ύλη που διδάσκεται)
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