Fundações

Engenharia Civil
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
Design of shallow foundations as a function of soil type and depth; settlements and their consequences. Basics of deep foundations. Soil containment processes. Pre-dimensioning and stability check of rigid and flexible retaining walls.

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

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests (intermediate test or final exam)
Pass requirement: a minimum mark of 3.0 in the theoretical part of the written test is required.

Bibliography
- , .Foudation Analisys and Design. (Vol. -). -: -
- , .Foudation Engineering. (Vol. -). -: -
- , .Foudation Design and Construction. (Vol. -). -: -
- , .Mecânica dos Solos e Engenharia Prática. (Vol. -). -: -

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

Software used in class