Restoration of Concrete and Masonry Buildings

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΣΚΕΥΗ ΚΤΙΡΙΩΝ ΑΠΟ ΣΚΥΡΟΔΕΜΑ & ΤΟΙΧΟΠΟΙΙΑ / Restoration of Concrete and Masonry Buildings
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000194

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: 46
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 Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ4100Eleftherios Anastasiou, Vasiliki Pachta
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To indentify the pathology of concrete or masonry structures - To understand the deterioration mechanism - To be able to quantify deterioration - To choose repair methods and alternatives based on cost and performance of the materials and the repair methods
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Repair of structures; Financial and environmental approach - Methodology for restoration works. Categorization of structures. Concrete structures: concrete pathology inspection. Damage identification and damage mechanisms causality and categorization. Non destructive testing. Protective measures. Connection of problems with time and cause. Corrosion of reinforcing steel - mechanism - protective measures - methods of reducing corrosion. Pathology case studies and modern repair methods. Repair methods - Grouts - Shotcrete. Reinforced concrete rehabilitation in structures near and inside seawater. Historical masonry construction; Particularities of historical buildings and regulatory framework. Traditional building materials. Problems of modern and historical masonry. Strain monitoring methods. Compatibility of repair materials. Materials and methods of masonry repair. Restoration performance tests.
Concrete repair, Concrete deterioration, Historical masonry problems, Compatible repair materials
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
- Use of multimedia in teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work60.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities30.1
Student Assessment
Students are ssessed through written exams. The project is provisional, regards the presentation of a repair case study and adds 1 unit to the overall grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΑΝΘΕΚΤΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ ΩΠΛΙΣΜΕΝΟΥ ΣΚΥΡΟΔΕΜΑΤΟΣ, Θ. Τάσιος, Κ. Αλιγιζάκη. Έκδοση: 1η/1993, ISBN: 960-7594-17-7
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