Concrete I

Civil Engineering
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 15,0 OT


Solid knowledge of Applied Statics. Good foundations of Strength of Materials.

The students should acquire skills that will enable them to design concrete structures that comply with safety requirements.

Constituent materials of the reinforced concrete. General safety procedures and criteria. Safety check of strength ultimate limit state. Safety check of bend ultimate limit state. General provisions for reinforced beams. Reinforced concrete structures composed of continuous beams and portal frames.

Evaluation Methodology
Assignments and one ?open book? test as periodical assessment or final examination in the regular exam periods.

- Leonhardt, F. e Monning, E. Construções de Concreto. (Vol. I, II e III). -: -
- Cabré, F. e Meseguer, A. e Montoya, P. (1987). Hormigón Armado. -: -
- Guerrina, A. Concreto Armado. -: Hemus Ed. Ltd.

Method of interaction
Lectures focusing on theoretical concepts and presenting illustrative examples of the behaviour of reinforced concrete structures and practical classes where exercises are proposed
and solved as an application of theoretical concepts.

Software used in class
Not applicable.