Course Title : Material and Structural System & Management

Code 10F068
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Wed 2nd
Location C1-173
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Relay Lecture
Language English
Instructor Hirotaka Kawano,Atsushi Hattori,Takashi Yamamoto,

Course Description

With regard to the maintenance of concrete structures, the deterioration prediction procedures in material and structural properties are discussed based on durability and deterioration processes of concrete structures. Repair materials and methods are also introduced. Note: strengthening materials and methods are discussed in Concrete Structural Engineering, provided in the second semester. In the later half of this lecture, structures are focused as groups rather than an individual structure to understand the difference between asset management and maintenance. By taking into consideration the economic aspect and human resources aspect as well as the physical aspect, the flow of the asset management for structures' groups with view points of the life cycle cost and the budget is provided.


Reports ,presentations and other activities are inclusively considered.

Course Goals

To understand the maintenance for a single structure and the asset management for structures' group.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
1. Outline of maintenance for concrete structures 1
2. Deterioration mechanisms of concrete structures and deterioration prediction 4
3. Repair materials and methods for concrete structures 1
4. Maintenance and asset management 2
5. Maintenance for structures' group 2
6. Management for structures' group 2
7. Presentations and discussions 3


Not specified. Some materials may be provided.


Not specified.


Basic knowledge on Construction Materials and Concrete Engineering.

Independent Study Outside of Class

Check the handouts. Additional studies will also be instructed.

Web Sites

Additional Information

Positive presence in the lecture is expected by joining discussions for example.