5 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 42,0 TP

Lecturer
- Carlos Jorge Trindade da Silva Rente

Prerequisites

Objectives
A-Understanding the principles and working models of structural systems corresponding to different building systems: masonry, wood, steel and concrete.
B-Application of techniques to evaluate the behavior of structural systems commonly used in buildings.
C-Use of simplified methods of structural analysis.

Program
1-Building construction and structural systems
2-Structural design. Preliminary design and safety check.
3-Introduction to computer-aided analysis and design of structures.
4-Evaluation of the behavior of structural systems.
5-Simplified methods of structural analysis.

Evaluation Methodology
One final written exam during regular assessment season (75%) and practical coursework carried out on class (25%).

Bibliography

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes focusing on the resolution of exercises oriented to promote a critical mindset and class participation amongst the students.

Software used in class