Foundations

Civil Engineering

5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL

Lecturer
- Fernando Manuel Lino Gonçalves Antunes

Prerequisites
Mechanics of soils. Strength of Materials

Objectives
Students should know design Foundations.
Design knowledge and construction processes in these
subjects

Program
Shallow foundations. Deep foundations. Soil-retaining structures. Excavations.

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests (intermediate test or final exam)
Pass requirement: a minimum mark of 9.5 in the theoretical part of the written test is required.

Bibliography
- Tomlinson, M. (2001). Foudation Design and Construction. (Vol. -). -: --Pearson Prentice Hall
- Terzaghi Ralph B. Peck, K. (1973). Mecanica de Suelos en La Ingenieria Practica. (Vol. -). -: -Editorial El Ateneo SA

Method of interaction
Lectures and exercises followed by resolution of practical cases.

Software used in class