Programming Techniques and Use of Specialized Software in Structural Design

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΛΟΓΙΣΜΙΚΟΥ Η/Υ ΣΤΙΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ / Programming Techniques and Use of Specialized Software in Structural Design
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000201

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: 46
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
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Fotios Karaoulanis
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΕ4800
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the succesful completion of the course, the students are expected to: - use applications and new technologies for the design, the analysis and the management of structures. - be familiar with the contemporary modelling tools - be able to program databases, autocad files and logistic sheets - apply these techniques for solving civil engineering problems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Computer applications and new Information & Communication Technologies in the analysis, design and assessment of structures. State-of-the-art visual programming tools, in Windows® environment (Visual Basic 2008). Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in databases, Autocad® and spreadsheets. Programming of advanced Finite Element problems and practice in the use of the FE code ANSYS®. Particular emphasis is given on engineering statics, structural dynamics, reinforced concrete and steel structures. Programming of structural engineering problems using Matlab.
Information Technologies, Structural Engineering
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work200.7
Other / Others220.8
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