Modeling and analysis of structures according to modern codes

Course Information
TitleΠροσομοίωση και ανάλυση κατασκευών σύμφωνα με σύγχρονους κανονισμούς / Modeling and analysis of structures according to modern codes
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013344

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Konstantinos Morfidis
Class ID
1. ΑΣΤΕ03-2016Asimina Athanatopoulou-Kyriakou, Georgios Stefanou
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
The students should attend all courses Completion of a small project Written and oral exams
Learning Outcomes
On completion of the module, the student will be capable of simulating and analyzing structures under dynamic loads following the guidelines of existing seismic codes.
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Advanced topics on (a) preliminary conceptual design of earthquake-resistant building structures, (b) modeling of multistory buildings and (c) Seismic analysis according to current seismic design codes (equivalent static, response spectrum, nonlinear static and nonlinear dynamic analysis methods).Uncertainty quantification, Response variability and reliability of structures with uncertain parameters.
Modeling of Structures, Modeling of seismic loads, Seismic codes, Seismic analysis methods, Uncertainty, Response variability, Reliability.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301
Written assigments240.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
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