Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 9398/2015 - 18/08/2015
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL
Mechanics of soils. Strength of Materials
Design of shallow foundations as a function of soil type and depth; settlements and their consequences. Basics of deep foundations. Soil containment processes. Pre-dimensioning and stability check of rigid and flexible retaining walls.
Shallow foundations. Deep foundations. Soil-retaining structures. Excavations.
Written tests (intermediate test or final exam)
Student approval minimum 9,5 values
(1980). Mecanica de Suelos en la Engenieria Practica . (Vol. -). -: -El Ateneo SA
(2001). Foundation Design and Construction . (Vol. -). -: -Pearson Prentice Hall
Lectures and exercises followed by resolution of practical cases.
Software used in class
Geo5, Cype, Excell e Plaxis