15640 - Structural Monitoring

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The course consists in Learning methods relating to Non Destructive Tecniques (NDT), Semi-Destructive and Destructive Tests, with particular reference to the diagnosis of reinfoced concrete, steel, masonry and wooden structures. The analysis aims to determine mechanical and phisical properties of such materials.

Course contents

Non-Destructive , Semi-Destructive and Destrutive Tecniques with particular reference to the diagnosis of reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and wooden damaged structures, to the selection of the zone to be investigated and instruments to be used. Limitations and advantages of each tecnique and interprations of data. The testing analysis aims to determine mechanical properties of such materials. The student will gain the necessary experience in the use of the experimental equipment .


Readings/Bibliography

J.H. Bunghey, Non destructive Testing in Civil Engineering, The British Institute NDT, 1993.

Italian and Eurepean Codes


Teaching methods

After some revisions in itinere, the student is admitted to an oral exam.

Assessment methods

Teaching activities include a series of collective reviews of the works in progress, after which each student will be admitted to an oral exam to verify the achievement of learning outcomes.


Teaching tools

Some notes will be available electronically via the digital platform.


Office hours

See the website of Lucio Nobile

See the website of Mario Bonagura