TeSP - Construção e Reabilitação, Publication in the Diário da República - Aviso nº 3379/2018 de 14/03/2018

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


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Developing skills for solving problems on statics of particles and rigid bodies at rest in line with the current civil engineering applications.

Introduction to vectorial mechanics. Applied Statics: loading systems; support conditions; structural systems. Concept and properties of hinges, pistons and slides. Equilibrium of isostatic structures: support reactions, free-body diagrams and internal forces. Plane trusses: stability and determinacy, methods to determine axial forces. Cables.

Evaluation Methodology
One final written exam during the regular assessment period, and practical exercises across the semester.

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- Gorfin, B. (1975). Estruturas sostáticas. Rio de Janeiro: Livros Técnicos e Científicos, S.A.
- Fonseca, A. (1976). Curso de Mecânica. (Vol. II). Rio de Janeiro: Livros Técnicos e Científicos
- Apontamentos da Disciplina de Mecânica I, V. (0). Apontamentos da Disciplina de Mecânica I - FEUP/DEC. Acedido em 5 de setembro de 2015 em xx

Method of interaction
Provision of the fundamental concepts of statics and practical methodologies for current applications of civil engineering. Analysis and discussion of case studies to promote critical participation and the consolidation of learned skills.

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