Introduction to Civil Engineering
1. To identify the challenges of Civil Engineering and the roles played by a civil engineer in the society, inserting them in a historical perspective.
2. To know the main skills and functions required to a civil engineer.
3. To enumerate the essential aspects of the basic formation of a civil engineer.
4. To introduce some important basic knowledge in different areas of application of Civil Engineering.
Corneliu Cismasiu, Filipe Pimentel Amarante dos Santos
Weekly - 3
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Bazzo, W.; Pereira, L.: "Introdução à Engenharia", Editora da Universidade Católica de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, 2006
Pereira, F. G.: “História da Engenharia em Portugal”, Publindustria, Lisboa, 2010
Landels, J. G.: “Engineering in the Ancient World”, Ed. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2000
Timoshenko, S. P.: “History of Strength of Materials“, Ed. Dover Publications Inc., New York, 1982
Hill, D.: “A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times”, Ed. Routledge, New York, 1996
Torroja, E.: “Razon y Ser de los Tipos Estructurales”, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, 1991
Mainstone, R. J.: "Development in Structural Form", Architectural Press, London, 1998
Salvadori, M.: "Why Buildings stand up. The Strength of Architecture". W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1980
- Introduction to structural behaviour
- Architecture and planning
- Steel Structures
- History of reinforced concrete
- Earthquakes and seismic engineering
- Bridge engineering
- Dam engineering
- Wind towers
- Construction Management and Technologies
- Buildings, Energy and Comfort
-Communication and Transportation routes
- Geotechnical studies associated with the design of a civil engineering project
- The inclination to geotechnics in civil engineering - the case of the Tower of Pisa
- Maritime Transport and Ports
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