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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Civil
Environmental and Land Management Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (488) Civil Engineering
Track NEW - STRUCTURES - Design of New Structures
Programme Year 2

Course Details
ID Code 094801
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 6.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description Construction industrialization concept. Present situation and future perspectives. General design principles. Structural durability. Design tolerances. Quality control. New materials. Frame and Skeletal Structures Construction typologies. Bracing systems. Critical and collapse loads for some particular schemes, incrementa failure. Precast r.c. and p.c. beams: typologies, design requirements, structural details. Lateral stability of large depth beams. Precast columns, beam-column joints, corbels. Single and Multi-storey buildings: plane and spatial static schemes; horizontal and vertical joints. Particular schemes. Bracing problems. Industrial buildings: bearings and scheme problems; ceiling structures: beam plane covering elements; space trusses. Lateral stability of precast r.c. and p.c. large depth beams, instability in precast structures (scheme errors), lateral action effects. Bracing calculation (shear walls or plane trusses); foundations and infrastructures: precast foundations, problems of cast in place foundations. Materials Multiaxial behaviour in compression of concrete: experimental results and costitutive models. Basic aspects of fracture mechanics. Uniaxial tension: characterization tests. Problems and investigation on new materials. Connections: tipology, preliminary design and final check. Mechanical devices for fixing, lifting and bearing. Structural elements: corbels, diffusion zones, foundation elements. The beam design. Beam stability in temporary and final conditions. Slabs: hollow core, ribbed and special roofing elements. Facade panels: tipology and computation. Shear walls: computation models.
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