Applied Geotechnics

Master's degree in Urban Rehabilitation
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 4,0 OT

Lecturer
- Fernando Manuel Lino Gonçalves Antunes
- Ana Paula Gerardo Machado

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The aim of this course is to provide the students with skills that allows them to:
-identify risk situations;
-request services and data;
-analyse results and make decisions concerning the design, execution and control of rehabilitation works, particularly geotechnics.

Program
General concepts.Standardisation and Regulations.Site investigation methods and tests.Project supported by laboratory and field testing.Applied Geotechnic.Slope stability.Retaining walls.Stabilization and reiforcement of soils and rocks. Rehabilitation and reinforcement of foundations.Monitoring.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous Assessment: Written test with two components and a research work. Final grade: component I 2/3, component II 1/3, research work 30% of component I.A minimum average mark of 9.5/20 and a minimum of 40% in each component is required to pass.

Bibliography
- Regulamentos e Normas, . . :
- Bowles, J. (1988). Foundation Analisys and Design. (pp. 1-1004). Singapura: McGraw- Hill
- Coelho, S. (1996). Tecnologia de Fundações?,. Amadora: EPGE
- Actas de Congressos., . Casos de obra.. :
- Regulamentos e Normas, . . :

Method of interaction
Theoretical/practical interactive classes with the support of audiovisual resources. Research work and case study. One third of classes is dedicated to practical exercises including calculus.

Software used in class