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

- Fernando Manuel Lino Gonçalves Antunes

Mechanics of soils. Strength of Materials

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.

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.

- Bowles, J. Foudation Analisys and Design. (Vol. -). -: -
- Peck, -. e Hanson, -. e Thornburn, -. Foudation Engineering. (Vol. -). -: -
- Tomlinson, M. Foudation Design and Construction. (Vol. -). -: -
- Peck, -. e Terzaghi, -. Mecânica dos Solos e Engenharia Prática. (Vol. -). -: -

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

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