Special Topics in Building Construction

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΟΙΚΟΔΟΜΙΚΗΣ / Special Topics in Building Construction
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000166

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: 56
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ1200
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
After the successful completion of the course, it is expected that the students: - have obtained the theoretical background of building physics and building energy performance assessment, - will be capable of conducting a building energy performance study - will be capable of conducting a building energy inspection.
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 interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Energy performance of buildings. Energy balance. Energy flows, calculation algorithms and procedure. Energy audits of buildings. Thermal protection of buildings. General considerations, thermal insulation materials, thermal bridging, calculation of thermal properties. Moisture protection. General considerations, humidity origins, moisture protection materials and techniques. Noise protection. General considerations. Sound proofing materials. Noise protection of floors, walls, roofs. Prefabrication. Industrialized construction. General considerations, requirements, rules. Building components, standardization of materials and constructional elements. Structural systems: production and assembly. Constructional solutions, details. Buildings’ deterioration and damages, buildings’ pathology. Building renovation and repairs. Restoration and conservation of monuments and historical structures.
building energy efficiency, energy certification, thermal protection of building elements and envelope
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments40.1
Student Assessment
The evaluation process includes written examinations during the examination period and oral examinations during the presentation of the compulsory project. The evaluation process is presented analytically during the first lecture.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
T.O.T.E.E. 20701-1/2010. Αναλυτικές εθνικές προδιαγραφές παραμέτρων για τον υπολογισμό της ενεργειακής απόδοσης κτιρίων και την έκδοση του πιστοποιητικού ενεργειακής απόδοσης T.O.T.E.E. 20701-2/2010. Θερμοφυσικές ιδιότητες δομικών υλικών και έλεγχος της θερμομονωτικής επάρκειας των κτιρίων. EN ISO 13790.
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