Special Topics in Construction Materials

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΟΜΙΚΩΝ ΥΛΙΚΩΝ / Special Topics in Construction Materials
CodeΤΕ2900
FacultyEngineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000183

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

Registered students: 56
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600119009
SectionInstructors
1. ΤΕ2900Maria Stefanidou, Alexandros Batsios
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Construction Materials I, II
Learning Outcomes
Getting in touch with special traditional and modern building/construction materials, their implementation on various civile ngineering works, solving technical issues
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Lectures on innovative issues such as nanotechnology in building materials, sustainability in infrastructures, self-healing building materials and proposing themes for individual work on TRADITIONAL MATERIALS (COLORS IN CONSTRUCTION, PROTECTION OF METALS, PLASTER TECHNOLOGY, physicalvs. artificial stone, APPLICATIONS AND USE OF STONE IN CONVENTIONAL AND TRADITIONAL RESIDENCE, WOOD IN HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTIONS WOOD MAINTENANCE, WOODEN HOUSE, COB: NATURAL STRUCTURE, CLAY IN STRUCTURE, CLAY PROTECTION, BRICKS) and in, MODERN MATERIALS (HYDROPHOBIC MATERIALS, STEEL-PROTECTION, LIFE CYCLE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION, ROADS & ASPHALT MATERIALS, NANOTECHNOLOGY & GLASS, NANOTECHNOLOGY AND STEEL, NANOTECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION, , lightweight BUILDING MATERIALS, USING WOOD IN HIGH CONSTRUCTION , GLASS AS building material, glass in architecture and energy efficiency of buildings, CONCRETE (especially concrete), WOOD, TECHNOLOGY OF FLOORS, heat insulating material, ADMIXTURES IN CONCRETE, REPAIRING MATERIALS (FRP)
Keywords
innovation in building materials, new technologies, traditional materials with innovative approach
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
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
Seeking of new innovative solution in building materials' uses issues, evaluation of progress of the the courses' report, enrichment and exchange of data
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures281
Seminars140.5
Reading Assigment140.5
Written assigments281
Total843
Student Assessment
Description
Presentation of the topic chosen to be examined on various building/ construction materials
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"Δομικά υλικά" , Tριανταφύλλου Α., ISBN 960-921777-1-0, Πάτρα 2008, 8η έκδοση "Δομικά Υλικά" , Wenderhorst, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α.ΓΚΙΟΥΡΔΑΣ & ΣΙΑ Ο.Ε.1981, Αθήνα
Additional bibliography for study
Civil Engineering Materials, edited by Neil Jackson and Ravindra K. Dhir, fifth edition
Last Update
03-10-2018