Seismic design of steel buildings and special structures

Course Information
TitleΑντισεισμικός σχεδιασμός ειδικών μεταλλικών κατασκευών / Seismic design of steel buildings and special structures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013351

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
  • Athanasia Kazantzi
Class ID
1. ΑΣΤΕ12-2016Aaron-Aris Avdelas, Christos Bisbos
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 behaviour of multi-storey buildings in steel and of special structures in steel 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)
Steel under earthquake: stability versus ductility.Τhe basic structural systems of multi-storey buildings in steel(moment-resisting frames, concentrically braced frames, eccentrically braced frames).Seismic behaviour of connections. Analysis and design of steel tanks and silos. Analysis and design of masts and flexible structures.
Steel, multi-storey buildings, tanks, silos and flexible structures made of steel.
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 assigments
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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