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Bachelor's Degree in Engenharia Civil

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10366/2022 - 24/08/2022 (Parceria ESTT/ESAI)

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 42,0 TP

- Carlos Jorge Trindade da Silva Rente
- Fernando Manuel Lino Gonçalves Antunes

Not applicable

Ability to use topographic equipment to carry out architectural surveys of buidings.
Acquisition of knowledge of Photogrammetry and Remote Detection and 3D Laser scanning technology.
Understanding the way of approach of the building for the survey and characterization of its properties and performance, in the context of construction management.
Use of expeditious techniques and methods for conducting surveys.
Organization and registration of collected information.

Chapter 1 - Topography: geometric and trigonometric leveling; topographic survey; displacement controls and topographic monitoring.
Chapter 2 - Photogrammetry and Remote Detection: Digital images and techniques of image optimization; photogrammetric surveys; 3D laser scanning technology.
Chapter 3 - Methods and techniques for surveying existing constructions: Collection of information concerning existing buildings. Survey of materials and registration of construction anomalies. Freehand surveying of existing constructions. Organization of information collected. Development of technical drawings.

Evaluation Methodology
1-Written assessment test with theoretical component and practical component related to chapter 1.
2-Practical work related to chapters 2 and 3.
3-The final classification is the arithmetic average calculated between the written test (50% contribution) and the arithmetic average of the practical assignments (50% contribution).
Only students who obtain a classification of 9.5 out of 20 are approved, either in the written test or in the practical work.

- Shan, J. e K.Toth, C. (2008). Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning: Principles and Processing. London: CRC Press
- Matos, J. e Casaca, J. (2000). Topografia Geral. (Vol. -). -: -Ediçao Lidel
- Sousa, J. e Madeira, S. e Gonçalves, J. (2008). Topografia - Conceitos e Aplicações. -: nda
- WilKinson B., D. (2014). Elements of Photogrammetry with Applications in GIS. London: 4Th Edition Wolf

Teaching Method
The expository method is used to explain the main theoretical themes of the curricular unit using the most appropriate resources, such as, exposure, explanation and audiovisuals.

Software used in class
Topography programs; Autocad Civil 3D; Excel; Word; Scanning; Laser application.




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