Construction Materials II

Course Information
TitleΔΟΜΙΚΑ ΥΛΙΚΑ ΙΙ / Construction Materials II
CodeΤΕ0400
FacultyEngineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000158

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

Registered students: 414
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Core program for all studentsCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600118996
SectionInstructors
1. ΤΕ0400Eleftherios Anastasiou, Alexandros Batsios
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To understand the characteristics and properties of reinforced concrete - To able to design concrete suitable for every type of construction - To test the mechanical properties of concrete and assess its quality - To know how to use relevant standards and specification
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 autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concrete. Financial, technical and environmental approach. Evolution and perspectives. Concrete mix design suitable for all types of construction. Concrete regulatory framework - National Specifications. Production, transport, placement, compacting, curing stages and quality control. Fresh concrete properties. Workability (concept, measurement methods, importance). Compactability, fluidity, pumpability. Air content. Bulk density. Hardened concrete properties. Compressive strength and factors influencing it. Tensile strength. Elastic properties of concrete (stress-strain curve). Young's modulus. Deformations (elastic, plastic, thermal), long-term (drying shrinkage, creep). Fatigue strength. Strength under permanent load. Impact resistance. Concrete durability. EN 206 standard on durability. Special concretes. Mass concrete. Fiber-reinforced concrete. Self compacting concrete. Shrinkage compensating concrete. Reinforcing steel bars: Production-marking. Categories. Special types of reinforcing steel. Regulatory framework. Stress-strain curve. Steel characteristics. Adhesion. Laboratory tests.
Keywords
Concrete, Concrete mix design, Fresh concrete properties, Hardened concrete properties, Reinforcing steel, Concrete durability, Special concretes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
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
Description
Use of educational video, use of software for concrete mix design, distribution of relevant standard and notes
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1304.6
Laboratory Work60.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities60.2
Project230.8
Exams30.1
Total1686
Student Assessment
Description
- Written exam on theoretical questions (64%) - Written exam on problem solving (16%) - Oral exam based on the group project (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [13875]: ΣΚΥΡΟΔΕΜΑ: ΜΙΚΡΟΔΟΜΗ, ΙΔΙΟΤΗΤΕΣ, ΚΑΙ ΥΛΙΚΑ, P. KUMAR MEHTA, PAULO J. M. MONTEIRO Βιβλίο [1982]: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΣΚΥΡΟΔΕΜΑΤΟΣ, ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ Μ. ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΟΥ
Additional bibliography for study
Κανονισμός Τεχνολογίας Σκυροδέματος 2016
Last Update
31-05-2018