Timber Structrures

Course Information
TitleΞΥΛΙΝΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ / Timber Structrures
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000195

Programme of Study: PPS TPM - EISAKTEOI APO 2022 KAI EXĪS

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Programme of Study: PPS TPM (EISACΗTHENTES EŌS KAI 2021)

Registered students: 60
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ4200
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge: Specific knowledge on the structure and properties of wood, the mechanics and building physics of wooden structures, as well as design methods. Skills: With the completion of the course, students will be able to draw, design and supervise the construction of wooden structures. Competences: Ability to apply knowledge and know-how regarding the special characteristics and the design process of wooden 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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Structure and properties of timber. Exploitation and forms of structural timber. Timber connections. Protection and maintenance. Mechanics of timber structures. Structural physics of timber structures. Timber in historic buildings. Methods of analysis and design according to Eurocode 5. Fire protection of timber structures..
Wood, structural timber, Eurocode 5
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work20.1
Reading Assigment50.2
Student Assessment
The evaluation process includes written examinations during the examination period.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΞΥΛΙΝΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ, Ελισσαίος Κατσαραγάκης,Έκδοση: 2η/2000, ISBN: 960-254-556-9
Additional bibliography for study
EN 1995-1-1 (2004): Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 1-1: General - Common rules and rules for buildings EN 1995-1-2 (2004): Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 1-2: General - Structural fire design
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