Geologia da Engenharia e Topografia - Engenharia Civil - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 2 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2012/13
Scientific Area: CIV
Level: Intermédio

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 32.00
Theorical-Pratical: 48.00
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Engenharia Civil - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2012/13

Teaching Staff

Domingos Manuel Martins Rodrigues
Domingos Manuel Martins Rodrigues

Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático
João Paulo Martins da Silva Lobo
João Paulo Martins da Silva Lobo

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 The student will understand the earth as dynamic planet. They will recognize and value the role of geological and geotechnical knowledge for sensible decision making in civil engineering works.

2 The student should: be able to use and interpret plans and topographical maps, or any other elements of cartography; acquire knowledge necessary for the use of equipment for surveying and perform a survey of an area, zone or territory.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Model: A
Evaluation Methodology: 2 Exams: The evaluation includes two exams that covers several topics of the curricular unit. It analyzes the capacity of the student to relate different concepts of the curriculum. 2 Mini-tests: Their objectives are to assess theoretical and theoretical-practical knowledges. In this way, the students can, throughout the semester, evaluate their performance and change study strategies if necessary. 1 Pratical work: This work will be evaluated by a written report, presentation or discussion. It lets the student to develop writting competences, presentation of results and to develop oral communication competences and team-work.

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Main Bibliography

L. González Vallejo, M. Ferrer, I. Ortuño, C. Oteo (2002). Ingeniería Geológica. Prentice Hall.
J Casaca, J Matos, M Baio (2005). Topografia Geral (5ª Edição). Lidel.
WK Hamblin, EH Christiansen (2004). Earth's Dynamic Systems (10th edition). Prentice Hall.
Instituto Geográfico do Exército "IGEOE" (2004). Manual de leitura de cartas. Instituto Geológico e Mineiro (1999). As Cartas Geológicas ao Serviço do Desenvolvimento.

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