Charis J. Gantes
Professor

Supervision of diploma theses



N.T.U.A. - School of Civil Engineering

ďhe completed diploma theses supervised by C. Gantes in the School of Civil Engineering at N.T.U.A., as well as those that are in progress, are listed below. For each completed thesis, a pdf file is available with the title page and the absract in Greek and in English. For theses after 2011 a link to full text through N.T.U.A.'s Theses Depository is also provided. For earlier work the full text can be requested by e-mail.



In progress

  • Dimitris Zotos, "Modifications in 2nd Generation Eurocode 3 for the Design of Members and Connections in Steel Structures".
  • Giorgos Adamopoulos, "Comparative Evaluation of Software for the Design of Steel Structures".



Completed

165 completed diploma theses:

2020

  • Athina Spinasa, (July 2020), "Numerical Simulation, Response Evaluation and Parametric Analysis of Splice Connections in Tubular Wind Turbine Towers".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Anna Mantzourani, (Mar. 2020), "Parametric Investigation of the Response of Steel Panels under Blast Loading".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

2019

  • Georgios Melakis (Oct. 2019), "Archive of Old Steel Bridges in Crete and Evaluation and Strengthening Methodology Applied to the Tavronitis Bridge".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Dimitra Adamopoulou (Oct. 2019), "Fatigue Investigation of Welded Joints in Wind Turbine Towers via Finite Element Analysis".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Kyriakos-Alexandros Chondrogiannis (June 2019), "Buckling Design of Wind Turbine Towers with the Use of Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Theodore Potsis (Mar. 2019), "Numerical Investigation of Wind Loading on Circular and Square Obstacles".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

2018

2017

2016

  • Eleonora Balaoura (Oct. 2016), "Capacity Design and Investigation of the Behavior of Multi-Storey Steel Buildings According to Eurocode 8".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Konstantinos Leontaris (Oct. 2016), "Design of Steel Struts for the Temporary Support of Deep Excavations".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Andronikos Skiadopoulos (Oct. 2016), "Comparison of Alternative Methods for the Analysis and Design of Steel Frames".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Dimitrios Koutsourelis (Oct. 2016), "Development of an Application for the Design of Crane Runway Beams".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Evangelia Palkanoglou (Oct. 2016), "Comparative Evaluation of Continuous Strength Method and Classification of Hollow Circular Sections in Slenderness Classes for their Design against Local Buckling".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Spyros Kalyvas (Oct. 2016), "Comparison of Code-Based Approach and Nonlinear Numerical Analyses for the Design of a Free-Form Steel Dome".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • ┴ntonis Roussos, (July 2016), "Numerical Investigation of Alternative Lateral Restraints of Beams in Bending".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Antonia Nousiou (July 2016), "Normative and Numerical Investigation of Steel Beams with Circular Web Openings".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Maria Kalafati (July 2016), ""Normative and Numerical Investigation of the Influence of Initial Imperfections in Steel Members and Frames".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Konstantinos Bachas (Mar. 2016), "Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of the Response of Steel Pipes with and without Flexible Joints under Transverse Imposed Displacement".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

2015

2014

2013

  • Tonia Psychari (Jul. 2013), "SuperStructure-Piers-Foundation-Soil Interaction of an Arch Road Steel Bridge with Composite Deck".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Vasilis Magouliotis (Jul. 2013), "Retractable Roofs in Theatre Buildings: Basic Design Principles and an Example of an Existing Theatre Building" (co-supervision with Associate Prof. I. Tzouvadakis).

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Christos Papakitsos (Mar. 2013), "Nonlinear Static Analysis of Aables and Aable Nets".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Georgia Margariti (Mar. 2013, "Design and Parametric Investigation of Cable-Stayed Pedestrian Bridge".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

2012

2011

2010

  • Irene Pouangare (Jul. 2010), "Comparative Presentation of Structural Systems of Stadiums".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Michalis Chatziioannou (Jul. 2010), "Influence of Residual Stresses Due to Cold Bending in the Resistance of Steel Members".

    abstract in pdf

  • Marios Mavros (Jul. 2010), "Investigation of Effective Length in Members of Diagonal Braces".

    abstract in pdf

  • ďheodora Mintzia (Jul. 2010), "Interaction of Lateral-Torsional Buckling, Local Buckling and Yielding in Steel Beams With and Without Web Openings".

    abstract in pdf, link to full text

  • Anastasis Tsiavos (Jul. 2010), "Influence of Lateral Restraints on the Lateral Buckling of Steel Beams".

    abstract in pdf

  • Michail Alkiviadis Tarasiou (Jul. 2010), "Code-Based And Numerical Investigation Of Battened Built-Up Columns and The Effect Of Construction Details".

    abstract in pdf

  • Georgios Zisimatos (Mar. 2010), "Special Topics on the Behavior and Design of Steel Cylindrical Shells for Wind Turbines Towers".

    abstract in pdf

  • Anna Oikonomou (Mar. 2010), "Behaviour of Structures with Elongated Geometry - 'Parasitic' Phenomena - Adequacy of Computational Methods and Assumptions".

    abstract in pdf

  • Nonna Kontelasvili (Mar. 2010), "Comparison of Hellenic Code for Earthquake Resistant Structures (EAK 2000) and Eurocode 8 for the Earthquake Resistant Design of Steel Frames".

    abstract in pdf

  • Alfredo Fernandez Alvarez (Erasmus student from the University of Oviedo, Spain, Feb. 2010), "Comparison between Vertical Systems for Highrise Buildings".

2009

  • Konstantinos Adamakos (Oct. 2009), "Special Issues In The Design Of Steel Arches".

    abstract in pdf

  • Dimitra Mastora (Oct˛. 2009), "Analytical, Numerical and Code-Based Investigation of Concentric Diagonal Braced Frames in Steel Structures".

    abstract in pdf

  • Stella Vlachogianni (Jul. 2009), "Equivalent Uniform Damping Ratios for The Dynamic Response of Irregular in Height Concrete - Steel Structural Systems".

    abstract in pdf

  • Vasileios Melissianos (Jul. 2009), "Analytical, Numerical and Code-Based Investigation of Eccentric Lamda-Braced Frames in Steel Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Ploumi Kokkali (Jul. 2009), "Analytical, Numerical and Code-Based Investigation of Resistance of Laterally Unprotected Steel Beams under Transverse Loads".

    abstract in pdf

2008

  • Antigoni Kopsida (Oct. 2008), "Analytical, Numerical and Code-Based Investigation of Elastic-Plastic Behavior of Steel Cross-Sections under Simple and Combined Loading".

    abstract in pdf

  • Achileas Kyrozis and Yiannis Lempesis (Oct. 2008), "Numerical and Code-Based Investigation of Built-up Columns".

    abstract in pdf

  • Elena Themistokleous and Ilias Tsolakos (Oct. 2008), "Investigation of the Interaction between Buckling and Yielding of Axially Compressed Prismatic Members".

    abstract in pdf

2007

  • Konstantina Koulatsou (Oct. 2007), "Comparison of Analytical and Numerical Solutions and Code Predictions for Flexural-Torsional Buckling of Steel Beams".

    abstract in pdf

  • Lefteris Georgalas and Maria Oikonomou (Oct. 2007), "Forms, Analysis and Design of Tensile Structures".

    abstract in pdf

  • Eleftheria Gkagka and Kostis Kalochairetis (Oct. 2007), "Comparison of Alternative Structural Systems for a Cable-Stayed Bridge".

    abstract in pdf

  • Christina Vlachioti and Apostolos Tsouvalas (Oct. 2007), "Investigation of Interaction between Global and Local Buckling with the Finite Element Method".

    abstract in pdf

  • Dionisis Stathas (Jul. 2007) "Comparison of Cable-Stayed and Conventional Solutions to Cover Large Spans".

    abstract in pdf

  • Stefanos Karaloulis (Jul. 2007), "Stability Investigation of Truss Domes with the Finite Element Method".

    abstract in pdf

  • Dimitris Stantidis (Mar. 2007), "Alternative Methods for Strengthening of Masonry Structures"

    abstract in pdf

  • Yiannis Aggelopoulos and Giorgos Michelis (Mar. 2007), "Behavior of Members in Steel Structures and their Design According to EC3".

    abstract in pdf

2006

  • Eleni Valavani (Oct. 2006), "Dynamic Behavior and Soil-Structure Interaction of Wind Turbine Towers".

    abstract in pdf

  • Vasilis Alexakis and Vaso Karatsiori (Oct. 2006), "Alternative Methods of Passive Fire Protection in Steel Structures".

    abstract in pdf

  • Aliki Kirkou (Oct. 2006), "Behavior and Design of Members and Connections in Steel Structures".
  • Marina Lemonari (Oct. 2006), "Interaction of Buckling and Yielding Failure in Steel Frames".

    abstract in pdf

  • Panagiotis Stouraitis (Oct. 2006), "Non-Carrying Members of Steel Structures".
  • Charis Kalogirou and Christos Patsouras (Oct. 2006), "Investigation of Reliability of EC3 Predictions for the Buckling Strength of Steel Frames".

    abstract in pdf

  • Giorgos Nafpaktitis (Jul. 2006), "Development of Software for the Design of Steel Connections".

    abstract in pdf

  • Markos Douridas (Jul. 2006), "Analysis and Design of Composite Plates".

    abstract in pdf

  • Thomas Papakonstantinou (Jul. 2006), "Analysis and Design of Guyed Towers".

    abstract in pdf

  • Nikos Bardakos and Vasilis Bourmas (Mar. 2006), "Verification Methodology and Examples of Steel Member Design According to EC3".

    abstract in pdf

2005

  • Themistoklis Tsigkos (Oct. 2005), "Erection, Quality Control and Surface Protection of Single-Story Industrial Steel Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Eleni Tsantila (Oct. 2005), "Conceptual Design of Single-Story Industrial Steel Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Xenofon Floros (Oct. 2005), "Comparison of Alternative Atructural Aystems for the Aeismic Protection of Steel Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Tasos Charisis (Oct. 2005), "Application of Semi-Active Control for the Seismic Protection of Multi-Story Steel Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Akis Bakis (Oct. 2005), "Strength of Cylindrical Shells with Application in Wind Turbine Towers".

    abstract in pdf

  • Alexis Tsakoniatis (Jul. 2005), "Development of Software for Checking Steel Members According to EC3".

    abstract in pdf

  • Vasilis Sarantopoulos (Jul. 2005), "Comparative Presentation of Steel Structures for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games".

    abstract in pdf

  • Giorgos Panousis (Jul. 2005), "Investigation of Methods for the Design of Structures Subjected to Blast Loading".

    abstract in pdf

  • Panagiotis Manikas (Jul. 2005), "Behavior and Analysis of Structures Prone to Instability".

    abstract in pdf

  • Kostas Fragkopoulos (Jul. 2005), "Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Shear Buckling Problems".

    abstract in pdf

  • Apostolos Kapsalis (Mar. 2005), "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Steel Beam-to-Column Joints".

    abstract in pdf

2004

  • Christoforos Dimopoulos (Oct. 2004), "Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Buckling of Steel Arches".

    abstract in pdf

2003

  • Antonis Nikolarakis (Oct. 2003), "Structural Behavior and Buckling of Arches".

    abstract in pdf

  • Iro Markou (Oct. 2003), "Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge: Investigation of Foundation and SuperStructure" (co-supervision with Prof. G. Gazetas).

    abstract in pdf

  • Panagiotis Gourgiotis (Oct. 2003), "Investigation of Structural Behavior of Conical Shells".
  • Eleni Lioliou and Alexandra Skokou (Oct. 2003), "Geotechnical and Structural Analysis of Kawasaki Artificial Island" (co-supervision with Prof. G. Gazetas).

    abstract in pdf

  • Georgia Bachounzouzi (Oct. 2003), "Investigation of Buckling Length in Steel Frames".
  • Argiroula Theodorakatou (Oct. 2003), "Fatigue Checking of Shell-Type Wind Turbine Towers".
  • Charis Bouras (Oct. 2003), "Numerical Simulation and Parametric Investigation of Semi-Rigid Beam-to-Column Joints".

    abstract in pdf

  • Yiannis Perikleous (Jul. 2003), "Geotechnical and Structural Design parameters of Kansai International Airport" (co-supervision with Prof. G. Gazetas).
  • Marios Panagiotou (Jul. 2003), "Structural Behavior and Soil-Structure interaction of Wind Turbine Towers" (co-supervision with Prof. G. Gazetas)

    abstract in pdf

  • Giorgos Chryssovitsiotis (Jul. 2003), "Nonlinear Behavior of Steel Structures - Analysis and Design Implications".

    abstract in pdf

  • Dimitrios Lignos (Jul. 2003), "Comparison of Nonlinear Analysis Methods for the Seismic Design of Steel Structures".

    abstract in pdf

  • Spiros Kotsis (Apr. 2003), "Failure Modes of Steel arches".

    abstract in pdf

2002

2001

  • Thodoros Papanikolaou (Oct. 2001), "Prototype Design of an Industrial Steel Building".

    abstract in pdf

  • Giannis Promponas (Oct. 2001), "Interaction of Buckling Modes".

    abstract in pdf

  • Christos Thomaidis and Alexis Karatzimas (Jul. 2001), "Conceptual and Preliminary Design of Trusses and Cable Structures".
  • Michalis Makrigiannis (Jul. 2001), "Steel Columns under Bending and Compression" .

    abstract in pdf

  • Fay Konitopoulou (Mar. 2001), "Geometric Design of Deployable Structures with Arbitrary Curvature and their Finite Element Analysis".

    abstract in pdf

  • Maria Villi-Billi (Mar. 2001), "Plate Buckling and its Application in Cross-Section Classification".

    abstract in pdf

2000

  • Georgia Fevranoglou (Oct. 2000), "Comparison of Analytical and Numerical Methods for the Analysis of Simple Cables".

    abstract in pdf

  • Maria Iliadou (Oct. 2000), "Forms and Structural Behavior of Membranes".

    abstract in pdf

  • Anna Chatzifoti (Oct. 2000), "Comparison of Elasto-Plastic Analysis Methods for Steel Frames".

    abstract in pdf

  • Nikos Limberis (Oct. 2000), "Analysis, Preliminary Design and Cost Optimization of Cable-Stayed Bridges".

    abstract in pdf

  • Minas Lemonis (Oct. 2000), "Finite Element Simulation of Steel Connections".

    abstract in pdf

  • Vasilis Pallas (Oct. 2000), "Finite Element Analysis of Instability Phenomena".

    abstract in pdf

  • Konstantina Xirou (Jul. 2000), "Preliminary Design of High-Rise Buildings using an Equivalent Cantilever".

    abstract in pdf

  • Yiannis Psaras (Jul. 2000), "Comparison of Analysis Methods for Steel Frames with Rigid and Semi-Rigid Joints".

    abstract in pdf

  • Konstantinos Kalligeros (Jul. 2000), "Solution of Inverse Problem for the Design of Multi-Story, Plane Steel Frames".
  • Elia Vogiatzaki (Mar. 2000), "Comparison of Analytical Solutions and Code Provisions for Buckling of Steel Columns".

    abstract in pdf

1999

  • Panagiotis Kalitsis and Manolis Kilifis (Oct. 1999), "Design of Base Connections of Steel Columns".

    abstract in pdf

  • Nikos Pnevmatikos (Oct. 1999), "Analysis and Design of Structures Subjected to Blast Loads".
  • Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos (Mar. 1999), "Review, Classification and Applications of Deployable Structures".

    abstract in pdf

  • Giorgos Gionis (Mar. 1999), "A New Preliminary Design Method for High-Rise Buildings".

    abstract in pdf

  • Stahis Argyropoulos (Mar. 1999), "Pre-Dimensioning / Preliminary Selection Charts for Steel Members".

    abstract in pdf

1998

  • Evanthia Mamitsa and Christos Mamitsas (Oct. 1998), "Comparative Presentation of Structural Pystems for Bridges".

    abstract in pdf

  • Stelios Sofroniou (Jul. 1998), "Study of Steel and Masonry Arches".
  • Irini Kardampiki (Apr. 1998), "Pre-Dimensioning Charts for Reinforced Concrete and Steel Members".
  • Maria Melissari (Apr. 1998), "Comparison of Structural Systems to Cover Large and Medium Spans".

    abstract in pdf

  • Apostolos Liontopoulos and Vasiliki Simantira (Apr. 1998), "Preliminary Design of Cable-Stayed Pedestrian Bridge in the NTUA Zografou Campus".
  • Sotiris Kyritsas and Despina Tsouknaki (Apr. 1998), "Investigation of Deployable Structures Applications with the Finite Element Method".

    abstract in pdf

1997

  • Konstantinos Arvanitis and Maria-Aristea Garmpi (Oct. 1997), "Criteria for Selection of Materials and Cross-Sections in Civil Engineering Applications".
  • Sousana Karanikola (Oct. 1997), "Investigation of Flexural-Torsional Buckling of Steel Beams with the Finite Element Method".
  • Evangelos Christogiannis (Oct. 1997), "Conceptual Design of Structures for Good Seismic Response".
  • Dimitra Gerogianni (Oct. 1997), "Investigation of the Mechanical Behavior of Buried Pipelines with Finite Element and Analytical Methods".

    abstract in pdf

  • Giorgos Tsolakidis (Jul. 1997), "Optimum Distribution of Bending and Shear Stiffness in Multi-Story Buildings to Satisfy Serviceability Constraints".

    abstract in pdf

  • Charalambos Mygdalis (Jul. 1997), "Active Control of Structures under Seismic Actions".
  • Christos ÎÚ■Ýš˛ (Feb. 1997), "Investigation of Buckling of Columns and Piles with the Finite Element Method".
  • Theodora Rizou (Feb. 1997), "Investigation of Buckling of Steel Plates with the Finite Element Method".



Greek Airforce Academy - Department of Airforce Civil Engineering

In addition, 3 diploma theses were carried out under his supervision at the Greek Airforce Academy:

  • Dimitris Ioannidis (Apr. 1995), "Parametric Analysis of Multi-story Buildings According to the Greek Seismic Code".
  • Kostas Athanasiou (Apr. 1995), "Comparison of Spectral and Equivalent Static Analysis for the Seismic Design of Buildings According to the Greek Seismic Code".
  • Andreas Giakoumakis and Panagiotis Vousvounis (Apr. 1994), "Deployable Structures".



School of Technical Education of the Hellenic Greek Army Corps of Engineers

Moreover, 2 diploma theses were carried out under his supervision at the School of Technical Education of the Hellenic Greek Army Corps of Engineers:

  • Vasileios Metsios and Vasileios Oikonomakis (Jan. 2020), "Structural Design of a Waste Treatment Steel Building".
  • Konstantinos Zoglopitis and Nikolaos Solomos (Jan. 2019), "Evaluation of Dynamic Characteristics of Bailey Bridge with Reinforced Concrete Deck".

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