Damages caused from earthquakes, restoration and reinforcement of civil engineering structures

Course Information
TitleΒλάβες από σεισμό, επισκευές και ενισχύσεις κτηριακών έργων / Damages caused from earthquakes, restoration and reinforcement of civil engineering structures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013350

Programme of Study: Aeifóros Schediasmós Technikṓn Érgōn Énanti Seismoý kai Állōn Fysikṓn kindýnōn

Registered students: 26
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
1. ΑΣΤΕ11-2016Georgia Thermou, Alexandros-Dimitrios Tsonos, Christos Karagiannis
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 identifying the various types of seismic damage, the codes for seismic retrofitting of existing construction, the traditional and new technologies in the repair/strengthening of existing construction
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)
Pathology-vulnerability of R/C structures due to seismic actions, Parameters that influence the failure mode, the distribution and location of damages, Assessment and evaluation of damages, Planning of pre- and post-earthquake structural retrofitting, Intervention criteria – Distinction between repair and strengthening, Repair and strengthening methods (Intervention methods-) – Design of retrofit schemes, Seismic assessment and design of retrofit strategies.
Assessment, damages, repair, strengthening, innovative materials
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
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities120.4
Written assigments301
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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