Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Advanced Concepts of Industrial Constructions
Study: Master in Industrial Mechanical (265)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Elasticity, Strength of materials, and theory of structures
Skills to be acquired: - Knowledge about design of industrial structures - Understanding of failure mechanisms in structures - Use of commercial codes to design structures, having the ability to develop a critical analysis of the results. Learning results: - Understanding of the basics of the design of industrial structures - Analysis of the behaviour of industrial structures under different loading conditions - Preliminary design of structural elements - Design of structures according to European standards requirements - Use of commercial codes to design structures
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to industrial constructions 2. European standards for constructions 3. Design and analysis of structural elements 4. Design and analysis of foundations 5. Use of commercial codes to design structures 6. Projects of industrial constructions 7. Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities include: - Theoretical sessions, small group sessions to solve doubts, individual tutorships and student personal work. These activities are oriented to the acquisition of theoretical knowledge. - Problem sessions, student oral presentations, individual tutorships and student personal work. These activities are oriented to the acquisition of practical skills.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • CALAVERA RUIZ, J. Cálculo de estructuras de cimentación. Ed. Instituto Técnico de Materiales y Construcciones . 2000
  • MONFORT LLEONART. Estructuras metálicas para edificación (adaptado al CTE). . Ed. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.
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