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Course unit
ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING STRUCTURES
INP5070598, A.A. 2018/19

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CIVIL ENGINEERING
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track PROGETTAZIONE TECNOLOGICA E RECUPERO EDILIZIO [005PD]
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 FLORA FALESCHINI ICAR/09
Other lecturers LUCA BOARETTO

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
INP5070598 ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF EXISTING STRUCTURES FLORA FALESCHINI IN0517

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

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 2018 01/10/2018 15/03/2020 FALESCHINI FLORA (Presidente)
BOARETTO LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
HOFER LORENZO (Supplente)
PELLEGRINO CARLO (Supplente)
ZANINI MARIANO ANGELO (Supplente)
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)

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.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam.
Assessment criteria: The evaluation of the preparation of the student will be based on an understanding of the arguments, on the acquisition of concepts and methodologies proposed and the ability to apply them in an autonomous and conscious way.
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. Scaffolding and temporary 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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Notes and slides from lectures.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Working in group
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used

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