Advanced Course on Building Acoustics
General Objectives of the CourseThe course aims to provide professionals with in-depth knowledge in the fields of noise and vibration insulation and acoustic conditioning of buildings. This course addresses advanced topics related in particular to: the design and project of vibration insulation systems, predictive models of airborne sound insulation, strategies for defining elements of high performance in terms of noise and vibration insulation, acoustic parameters of large spaces, solutions of acoustic absorbers and diffusers, and the design of complex acoustic spaces.
(i) holders of first cycle (bachelor) courses or equivalent in Civil Engineering or similar, (ii) holders of academic, scientific or professional curriculum whose merit is recognized by the course coordination to attest the capacity to complete the course.
Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.
Mode of StudyFull-time, face-to-face and daytime
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)Portuguese
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingThe final grade will be a number between 0 and 20 corresponding to the weighted average value of the grades of all the curricular units.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsIt is intended that students develop the following skills:
- Capacity for analysis and design of different types of insulation systems;
- Capacity for advanced analysis of acoustic enclosures and acoustic design of complex spaces.
Paulo Jorge Rodrigues Amado Mendes
ECTS Departmental Coordinator(s)
João Carlos dos Santos Alves Vieira
Recognition of Prior Learningn/a
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRegulation n. 339/2012, published in Diário da República n. 152, 2.nd series, of August 7th (“Regulamento de Criação e Funcionamento de Cursos não Conferentes de Grau na Universidade de Coimbra”)
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 243 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 9.0
Call for Applications
- 1st Semester
Start date: 16-09-2019
End date: 21-12-2019
- 2nd Semester
Start date: 10-02-2020
End date: 30-05-2020