Subject: Structural Strengthening and Rehabilitation

Scientific Area:

Civil Engineering


80 Hours

Number of ECTS:

7,5 ECTS



Overall objectives:

1 - Transmit to students the knowledge needed to identify pathologies in structures and design solutions for rehabilitation, repair and strengthening.


1 - Strengthening of Concrete Structures
2 - Anomalies and Mechanisms of Deterioration
3 - Durability. Regulamentation and Recommendations
4 - Inspection and Testing
5 - Repair of Concrete Structures
6 - Deterioration and Repair of Steel, Wood and Masonry Structures


J. Appleton; A. Costa , Reforço de Estruturas de Betão ,
J. Appleton; A. Costa , Anomalias e Mecanismos de Deterioração ,
J. Appleton; A. Costa , Durabilidade. Normas e Recomendações ,
J. Appleton; A. Costa , Inspecção e Ensaios ,
J. Appleton; A. Costa , Reparação de Estruturas de Betão ,
J. Appleton; A. Costa , Deterioração e Reparação de Estruturas Metálicas, de Madeira e de Alvenaria ,

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
Normal Season: - 1 attendance (50% of the final grade and a minimum of 9,5 points) with theoretical questions and practical problems related to the subjects taught in the course. It aims to assess theoretical and theoretical-practical knowledge. - 1 practical group work (50% of the final grade and a minimum of 9,5 points) with oral presentation at the end of the semester. - Students with a mark higher than 16 will have to take an oral test, otherwise they will have as final mark 16 values.