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Bachelor's Degree in Construção e Reabilitação

Structural Concrete

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 9398/2015 - 18/08/2015

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

- Luis Filipe Rocha de Almeida

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This course aims to convey the fundamentals of the behaviour of pilasters, beams and slabs made of reinforced concrete and also the reinforcing structures and its detailing. The students should be able to document the criteria and theories on the behaviour of structural elements to be dimensioned and respective processes as well as prepare and draft general documents for consultation. And also to perform calculations and detailed design of reinforced concrete elements, inherent in the expertise of the civil engineering profession.

The constituent materials of reinforced concrete;
General safety activities and criteria;
Safety checks of ultimate limit states for resistance;
Safety checks of ultimate limit state for buckling;
Basics of reinforcing steel;
Reinforced concrete structures made of continuous beams and frames;

Evaluation Methodology
Coursework (worth 34%) and written test held in videoconference (worth 66%).
Written test with theoretical and practical parts.
The practical part as part of continuous assessment or exam is open book (worth 70% of the total mark and with a minimum mark of 34%)

The theoretical is closed-book in all assessment periods and weighs 30% of the total mark. Minimum mark: 34%
Final grade is from 0 to 20 and a minimum of 9.5 is required to pass.

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

Teaching Method
Students are expected to have active participation in class sessions. They are provided with summary handouts containing worksheets with practical problems to be solved and discussed in class (with practical cases such as structural detailing, etc).

Software used in class
Not applicable




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