Deep Excavations and Earth Retaining Structures

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

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: 58
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 Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΓ1700Christos Anagnostopoulos, Anastasios Anastasiadis, Aspasia Gkesiou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
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
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
Reading Assigment281
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities160.6
Written assigments
Student Assessment
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)
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