Earthquake resistant design of masonry structures

Course Information
TitleΑντισεισμικός σχεδιασμός κατασκευών από φέρουσα τοιχοποιία / Earthquake resistant design of masonry structures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013347

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
1. ΑΣΤΕ06-2016Christos Ignatakis, Georgios Manolis, Georgios Manos
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
After the courses, the student will be capable of a) understanding the basic parameters that affect the seismic behavior of masonry structures and b) analyzing these structures.
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)
Masonry structures under gravitational forces and seismic actions. Properties of materials and of unreinforced or reinforced structural members. Structural detailing and construction practices. Typical damage of structural members/structures under seismic actions. Principles of repair for cultural heritage or structures under preservation. Materials and methods for repair / strengthening structural members/structures. Design of simple structural members/structures according to current code design provisions.
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 assigments80.3
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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