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SPECIAL STRUCTURES

CODE 65979
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 5 credits during the 2nd year of 9263 CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (LM-23) GENOVA

5 credits during the 5th year of 8724 Construction Engineering and Architecture (LM-4 C.U.) GENOVA

5 credits during the 2nd year of 9914 ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING (LM-4) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING )
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

The course, scheduled in the second half of the accademic year, aims at introducing students to technological innovation in civil engineering, and at proposing an integrated view of structural design, taking into account both structural and non-structural performances such as resistance to fire, durability, building site management, cost efficiency, and environmental sustainability. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course addresses advanced topics in structures, considering advanced materials and structural elements

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course addresses the following topics:

  1. Introduction to advanced and contemporary construction materials and structural systems
  2. Detailed analysis and design of mixed steel-concrete structures
  3. Design criteria of structures for special performances
  4. Principles of environmental sustainability in structural design

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons

Monographic seminars with external experts

Experimental tests in lab

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course addresses the following topic:

1. Technological innovation in structural design

- evolution and design of mixed steel-concrete structures

- innovative solutions in the seismic design of buildings;

- innovative solutions in floor design;

- structural design of non-structural elements (façade and curtain panels).

 

2. Structural design for special performances

- structural robustness;

- resistance to fire;

- durability of structural systems;

- building site management;

- cost efficiency.

 

3. Environmental sustainability of structures

- principles of environmental sustainability;

- design criteria to reduce the environmental impacts of structures;

- Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of structural systems.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CHIARA CALDERINI (President)

MARIA PIA REPETTO (President)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons

Monographic seminars with external experts

Experimental tests in lab

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
19/01/2018 14:30 GENOVA Orale
09/02/2018 14:30 GENOVA Orale
16/02/2018 14:30 GENOVA Orale
29/03/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
08/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
20/12/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/01/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2019 09:00 GENOVA Orale