Design and Repair of Masonry Structures
Instructor: Karantoni Triantafilia
Course code: 5806
Semester: 8ο
e-class: http://eclass.upatras.gr/courses/CIV1522/
Course content:

The course is essentially an introduction to the course taught during the 9th semester entitled: “Design and redesign of masonry structures”. The lectures focus on the following topics:
  1. The types of masonry, masonry units and masonry systems, their characteristics and their mechanical properties according to EC6.
  2. Non destructive methods for inspecting and monitoring existing masonry structures.
  3. Arches, domes and vaults, construction, load bearing capacity, trust lines, damage and repairing methods.
  4. Types and pathology of modern greek masonry buildings.
  5. Confined and reinforced masonry, construction details and verification according to EC6.


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