Building Construction I

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΔΟΜΙΚΗ Ι / Building Construction I
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000159

Programme of Study: PPS TPM - EISAKTEOI APO 2022 KAI EXĪS

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Programme of Study: PPS TPM (EISACΗTHENTES EŌS KAI 2021)

Registered students: 368
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Core program for all studentsCompulsory Course426

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
1. ΤΕ0500Dimitrios Aravantinos, Christina Giarma, Aikaterini Tsikaloudaki
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Successful completion of the course will assist students to Know all necessary works for the construction of a building project Understand the hygro thermal requirement for each element of the building envelope and be in a position to propose specific design solutions. Design in full detail stairs that satisfy all building regulations, safety and comfort requirements and provide alternative design solutions. Design sloped roofs, flat roofs in all design scales and provide various alternative construction details for their construction according to all requirements.
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 teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Ιntroduction: general considerations and analysis of the Building Construction context. Building foundations: types, morphological characteristics. Ground water control, waterproofing of building elements in contact with the ground. Bearing structure of buildings: Types, materials, building components. Reinforced concrete, elements of the reinforced concrete regulation, wooden or metal forms for in situ concrete cast. Stairs: Elements, types, design, construction, support. Masonry: Types, materials, thermal, noise and moisture protection. Fenestration: Types and functions, criteria of selection, materials for frame and glazing, thermal and optical properties, components, solar protection, shutters, details. Roofs: Inclined roofs, types and morphologies, wooden, metal and reinforced concrete roofs, structural elements. Thermal and moisture protection of pitched roofs. Roof design, details. Flat roofs, types and morphologies, materials, thermal and moisture protection, design, details.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Written assigments351.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Κατασκευή κτιρίων – σύνθεση και τεχνολογία», έκδοση «Χρήστος Αθανασόπουλος», ή εναλλακτικά, «Κτιριακές Κατασκευές», «H.Schmitt, A Heene”, εκδόσεις Μ.Γκιούρδας
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