Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7701/2016 09/06/2016
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 27,0 PL + 27,0 TP
Techniques and methods of laboratory analysis of soils. Correct and appropriate use of the most commonly used apparatus and instruments in the various fields related to archaeology.
Subject content includes:
A.Safety rules in laboratories;
B.Laboratory equipment and its specific use;
C.Notions of general chemistry;
D.Granulometric and gravimetric soil analysis;
E.Analysis of the sedimentological composition of soils;
F.Basic notions of sampling
Assessment is based on the following components: a laboratory report (30%), an integrated assignment (60%), practical activities (10%).
I Thematic presentations of each individual theme;
II tutorials explaining methodologies and equipments;
III Practical lessons on site;
IV Laboratory practices.
Software used in class