Metal Structures I

Course Information
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000165

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
1. ΤΕ1100Christos Bisbos, Evangelos Efthymiou, Efthymios Koltsakis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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
Knowledge on Structural Analysis, Knowledge on Strength of Materials
Learning Outcomes
In the framework of "Metal Structures I" course, the students are expected to: 1) Identify basic applications of steel in construction sector (Morphology, static systems) 2) Be able to calculate and design the roof a single storey steel industrial building according to Eurocode 3 3) Be able to cope with several loss-of-stability issues of steel elements and members-Buckling effects
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Structural steel material properties and applications in construction. Contemporary design codes for structural steelwork. Eurocode 3 specifications and design criteria. Serviceability and Ultimate limit states. Classification of steel cross-sections. Local buckling approach. Analysis and design of steel members subjected to tension, compression, bending, shear and/or torsion. Evaluation of Eurocode 3 design buckling resistance. Steel trusses. Design procedures for buckling effects-Lateral, torsional and lateral-torsional buckling. Analysis of wind effects on steel structures and earthquake resistance features of structural steelwork. Types of bracing systems. Behavioral aspects and design of horizontal and vertical bracing systems. Design of steel columns.
steel structures, Eurocode 3, Serviceability and Ultimate limit states, Buckling effects on steel structures
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
Powerpoint, blackboard, elearning
Course Organization
Student Assessment
1) Intermediate exams (written-short duration) during the semester 2) Written examination at the end of semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Μπανιωτόπουλος, Χ. Κ. 2009. Κατασκευές από Χάλυβα- Αρχές Σχεδιασμού στο Πλαίσιο του Ευρωκώδικα 3, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη. 2)Μπανιωτόπουλος, Χ.Κ. & Νικολαϊδης, Θ.Ν. 2012. Κατασκευές από Χάλυβα, Παραδείγματα Σχεδιασμού στο Πλαίσιο του Ευρωκώδικα 3, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη 3)Βάγιας, Ι., Ερμόπουλος, Ι., Ιωαννίδης, Γ. 2005. Σχεδιασμός δομικών έργων από χάλυβα-Με βάση τα τελικά κείμενα των Ευρωκωδίκων, Εκδόσεις Κλειδάριθμος, Αθήνα
Additional bibliography for study
1)Μπίσμπος, Χ. Δ. 2010. ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ ΜΕΤΑΛΛΙΚΩΝ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΩΝ Ι, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, Τμήμα Εκδόσεων, Θεσσαλονίκη 2)Μπανιωτόπουλος, Χ. Κ. 2003. Συνδέσεις Μεταλλικών Κατασκευών στα πλαίσια των Ευρωκωδίκων 3 & 9, Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη
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