Subject: Reinforced Concrete

Scientific Area:

Civil Engineering


80 Hours

Number of ECTS:

7,5 ECTS



Overall objectives:

1 - The curricular unity is intended to teach the behavior of reinforced concrete structures in general and specifically the behavior of linear elements such as beams and columns. Design based on codes is approached.


1 - Introduction to the behavior of reinforced concrete structures
2 - Ultimate Limite State of elements with no axial load
3 - Serviceability Limite States
4 - Durability of reinforced concrete and prestressed structures
5 - Ultimate Limite State of elements with axial load


P. França , Volume 1 - Aulas Teóricas ,
J. Appleton , Volume 2 - Estados Limites Últimos ,
J. Appleton , Volume 4 - Tabelas de Cálculo ,
J. Appleton , Volume 5 - Apontamentos Complementares ,
J. Appleton , Volume 3 - Estados Limites de Utilização ,
J. Vinagre , Volume 6 - Ensaio viga ,

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
2 tests with theoretical issues and practical problems related to the material taught in the discipline - has objectives to assess theoretical and theoretical and practical knowledge. The student may, during the semester, evaluate his performance and change strategies if necessary. Weight: 50% each test Minimum: 8.00 values Minimum test average: 9.50 values Students with grades above 16 will have to make an oral test, otherwise the final grade is 16.