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Qualification: Master's Degree in "Seismic and Energy Retrofit in Structure and Sustainable Development". Department of Civil Engineering. Faculty of Engineering. Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (former Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus).

Master's Degree in "Seismic and Energy Retrofit in Structure and Sustainable Development". Department of Civil Engineering. Faculty of Engineering. Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (former Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus).

Qualification Information

The graduate of the Postgraduate Studies Programme entitled "Seismic and Energy Retrofit in Structure and Sustainable Development" has the following:

Knowledge:
- Recognizes advanced techniques for PC Programming in Visual Basic.
- Analyses advanced ways to simulate structures with PC.
- Explores energy upgrading of buildings by studying various parameters.
- Analyses and resolves metal constructions at various loads using Eurocodes.
- Analyses reinforced concrete structures in various loads based on Eurocodes and older regulations.
- Explores and analyses methods for optimal management of structures with a view to their more economical and faster execution.
- Analyses the life cycle of materials used in construction and leading to sustainable development, while being environmentally friendly.
- Analyses civil engineering construction based on valid seismic regulations.
- Identifies the valuation of construction and proposes redesigning of existing structures.
- Explores and analyses repairs and construction aid.
- Identifies the structural integrity of structures to assess their reliability or maintenance.
- Describes and explores the seismic risk and potential losses in the event of failures of structures.

Skills:
- Develops planning and simulation of Civil Engineering structures with various static programs and Visual Basic language.
- Plans and studies the function of structures from reinforced concrete, steel and other materials using seismic regulations and Eurocodes.
- Manages and uses different materials for the energy upgrade of structures for sustainable development and environmental friendliness.
- Designs existing structures by repair and / or reinforcement with simultaneous measurement of their carrying capacity.
- Evaluates seismic risk and estimates seismic losses in construction and in human lives.

Capacities:
Capacities: - Performs and plans solving of civil engineering structures with PC and use of various static programs, with various materials (concrete, steel and others).
- Implements principles of structure management with a view to supervision and performance of projects with security, speed and economy.
- Seeks energy upgrade of construction using materials friendly to the environment.
- Evaluates seismic risk and estimates seismic losses in construction and in human lives.

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Qualification's Type

MASTER’S DEGREE (METAPTYCHIAKO DIPLOMA EIDIKEFSIS)

Education Sector

Higher education

Purpose

Basic

Duration

2 years

The aim of the Postgraduate Program is to provide Engineers the opportunity of static resolution of various structures using seismic regulations and static programs, as well as to proceed to strengthening and repair of existing structures of various materials using the Regulation on Interventions. Also, graduating from this MA program, they will be able to proceed to energy planning and construction upgrading using green materials for sustainable development. Another aim of the project is to create engineers - officials that will meet market needs facing seismic risks and economic losses arising from them.

Course Content:
The curriculum includes courses on PC programming, simulation and civil engineering structures’ calculation with PC, energy upgrading of structures, design of reinforced concrete and steel structures, seismic construction design, construction repair and reinforcement using the Regulation on Interventions, life-cycle analysis of materials, construction management and assessment of earthquake risk and vulnerability of existing structures.

Teaching subjects:
- Programming with PC.
- Design of steel structures.
- Civil Engineering Construction Simulation with PC.
- Energy planning and upgrading of buildings.
- Earthquake Engineering.
- Design of reinforced concrete constructions.
- Repairs and aid of works.
- Construction Management.
- Evaluation and redesign of existing structures.
- Assessment of seismic risk and loss calculation.
- Life-cycle analysis of materials.
- Monitoring of structural integrity.
- Maintenance, reliability assessment of existing and repaired structures.

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NQF Level: 
7
Awarding body: 

Piraeus University of Applied Sciences Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus (T.E.I. of Piraeus)

Awarding body contact info: 

250,
P. Ralli & Thivon Street

12244 Egaleo

Tel.: 210 5381005, 2105690768, 

Fax : 210
5451123              

Email: vas.panagou@gmail.com, viceb@teipir.gr

National occupation classification: 

ISCO 08

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Acquiring the Master improves the knowledge acquired by the Civil Engineer at the undergraduate level to such a significant extent that graduates can face any issue concerning repair, strengthening existing structure or the static solving of a new construction and energy renovation of any building with materials friendly to the environment for sustainable development.

Expiry date: 

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Access requirements: 

Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways to acquire: 

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.