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School of Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING
Course unit
ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING STRUCTURES
INP5070598, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
INGEGNERIA CIVILE (Ord. 2010)
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track EDILE [007PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING STRUCTURES
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CARLO PELLEGRINO ICAR/09
Other lecturers LUCA BOARETTO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/09 Construction Techniques 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 2017 01/10/2017 15/03/2019 PELLEGRINO CARLO (Presidente)
BOARETTO LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
FALESCHINI FLORA (Supplente)
GONZALEZ LIBREROS JAIME HERNAN (Supplente)
HOFER LORENZO (Supplente)
ZAMPIERI PAOLO (Supplente)
ZANINI MARIANO ANGELO (Supplente)
1 2016 01/10/2016 15/03/2018 PELLEGRINO CARLO (Presidente)
BOARETTO LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
FALESCHINI FLORA (Membro Effettivo)
ZAMPIERI PAOLO (Supplente)
ZANINI MARIANO ANGELO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: The student will assess the safety of existing structures and propose appropriate intervention strategies for reinforced concrete, masonry and steel structures.
Course unit contents: Introduction and basic concepts of seismic engineering. Computation of the seismic action. Seismic damage in existing reinforced concrete, masonry and steel structures. Collapse mechanisms in existing reinforced concrete, masonry and steel structures. Deterioration of materials and structural elements. Design rules for existing structures. Confidence factors. In situ and laboratory tests for existing reinforced concrete, masonry and steel structures. Interventions on precast and cast-in-place reinforced concrete, masonry and steel structures. Use of composite materials for structural strengthening. Management of existing structures and infrastructures. Examples.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)