Inelastic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Course Information
TitleΑΝΕΛΑΣΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΩΝ ΑΠΟ ΟΠΛΙΣΜ. ΣΚΥΡΟΔ. / Inelastic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorChristos Karagiannis
Course ID20000188

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Ioannis Koilanitis
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ3400Andreas Kappos, Ioannis Koilanitis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Good basic knowledge of structural analysis and concrete structures is required
Learning Outcomes
Last-year students in Civ Eng have the chance to familiarise themselves with the modern methods for analysis of reinforced concrete (R/C) structures using the nonlinear finite element analysis method for: - line element structures (frames) - planar and 3D structures In-depth knowledge of the behaviour of R/C members under different stress states (1D, 2D, 3D) Familiarisation with modern software for the nonlinear analysis of R/C structures (SAP-2000 Nonlinear, ATENA).
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Modern methods for analysis of R/C structures. Range of application of linear methods - Current code requirements. Nonlinear analysis of R/C frame structures: Model types, Loading protocols, constitutive laws, failure criteria. Fundamental models for R/C and its constituent materials: Uniaxial compression (of normal and high-strength concrete). Multiaxial compression. Confined concrete - Reinforcing of complex cross sections. Moment-curvature and moment-rotation diagrams for R/C members; failure criteria. Concrete and steel under uniaxial tension. Bond between concrete and steel. Point hinge (lumped plasticity) models: Elastoplastic point hinges - Point hinges with any type of constitutive law. Application of the point hinge method to the analysis of R/C frames. Nonlinear analysis of planar R/C structures: Constitutive laws for (general) biaxial loading. Nonlinear elasticity models. Modelling of planar R/C structures - Plasticity models, fracture mechanics models - Applications. Modelling of 3D R/C structures -: Constitutive laws for (general) triaxial loading. Plasticity models, fracture mechanics models - Applications.
reinforced concrete structures, nonlinear analysis, constitutive laws, plasticity models
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 Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The use of modern software for inelastic analysis of structures (SAP Nonlinear, ATENA) is a key feature of this module
Course Organization
Laboratory Work50.2
Student Assessment
Students can choose whether they will be assessed solely on the basis of a written exam or a combination of written exam and up to two projects (in which case 33% of the final mark comes from the exam and 67% from the projects)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
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