DCHT51 Construction Project Analysis and Design

Module code: DCHT51


ECTS Credit Points:
20

Module Type:
Compulsory


Year:
1st

Module Coordinator:

Language: Greek

Learning Outcomes: Students who complete the study of this subject area should be able to,
- Evaluate the key parameters that define the geometry and the planning of a road and its design stages and evaluate the elements that have to do with the structures to be included in the design as well as with data management systems for the pavements of roads.
- Know the general characteristics, types, principles of design and construction methods of bridges.
- Organize the management of analysis and design of dams, identify the stages of design, organize the construction management of a dam, evaluate the qualifications for the assignment of the design of a dam and execute the necessary restoration works for the environment.
- Describe the progress of the subsoil investigation, to apply modern methods of surveying works and their instruments and implement measurements and monitoring for technical projects.
- Recommend solutions and actions for safe temporary and special assistive structures, implement basic principles of construction formwork in various constructions and propose aesthetically acceptable solutions for contemporary precast structures.
- Evaluate the importance of quality control of construction materials and recognize the capabilities and features of industrialization.
- Set the properties on the quality of materials used in most civil engineering structures and more specifically of aggregates, steel, concrete, asphalt and masonry materials.
- Recommend safe solutions for the construction and repair of specific engineering projects using composites with cement matrix and bonding materials with adhesives.
- Evaluate the productivity of major machinery of construction projects based on their structure and functioning.

Subjects covered:
1. Analysis and design of structures
2. Principles of construction technologies
3. Building materials and construction equipment

Learning Material: The HOU publications can be viewed
here.

Teaching Method: Distance education with five Contact Sessions held at weekends during the academic year

Evaluation: Completion of five written assignments during the academic year, the average grade of which constitute a 30 percent of each student's grade, if a pass is obtained in the final or repetitive examination. Final exam grades constitute a 70 percent of the students' final course grade. More information is available
here.