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TeSP - Manutenção e Reabilitação de Sistemas Ferroviários

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5 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 42,0 TP

- Ana Paula Gerardo Machado
- Ricardo Manuel Vilela Pires

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1-Identify and characterize geological materials.
2- Test materials for soil and rock characterization and interpret results.
3- Determine, through calculation, physical indices of materials, flows, water pressures in the soil and structures.
4-Know the stress-strain relationships and perform calculations.
5- Write reports, opinions or conclusions about the work carried out

1-Structure and composition of the Earth.
2. Internal Geodynamics.
3. Minerals and rocks.
4- Identification and characterization of rock masses and geological structures.
5- Rock Mechanics.
6- Geological maps: reading, interpretation and profiling.
7- Soil Mechanics: origin and types of soils; physical and mechanical properties; standardization, testing and classification of soils; water in the soils.
8- Pressures in the rocks: state of tension at rest; effective tension principle; voltages induced by external loads. Stress-strain relationships. Elastic solutions.
9. Sustainability.
Practice: Identification of mineral and rock samples. Tests: classification and characterization of soils and rocks. Exercise resolution.

Evaluation Methodology

- Plummer, C. e McGeary , D. e Carlson, D. (2003). Physical Geology. .: McGraw Hill
- IPQ, .. Normas de ensaio. LIsboa: IPQ
- Fernandes, M. (2005). Mecânica dos Solos. (Vol. 1). Porto: FEUP
- ., . (2022). Apontamentos do docente. Tomar: IPT
- Hoek, E. (2007). Practical Rock Engineering. .: .

Teaching Method
Lectures of the expository and interactive type with examples of practical cases and resolution of exercises.

Software used in class
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