PhD in Civil Engineering

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


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Construction

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Advanced mechanics of materials 1 03004990 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Experimental techniques 1 03004984 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Numerical Methods 1 03005370 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Thesis project in Constructions 1 03005353 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVE 30.0
Acoustics and Vibrations in Buildings and their Envelopes 1 02028437 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Building technology for façades and roofs 1 03004459 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Hygrothermal behavior of facades 1 03004962 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Policies and strategies for sustainability 1 03005006 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Production Management 1 02005109 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Rehabilitation in Construction 1 03005364 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Rehabilitation of Façades and Roofs 1 02028611 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Rehabilitation of Old Buildings 1 02028622 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Strategies for Acoustic and Energetic Building Rehabilitation 1 02028452 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Sustainable Construction and Materials 1 02028463 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Thermal and Energy Performance of Buildings 1 02028448 1st Semester Elective * CONS 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Constructions 2 03004973 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

Geotechnics

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Advanced mechanics of materials 1 03004990 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Experimental techniques 1 03004984 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Numerical Methods 1 03005370 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Thesis Project in Geotechnics 1 03005083 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVE 30.0
Advanced rock mechanics 1 03005127 1st Semester Elective * GEOT 6.0
Analysis of geotechnical structures 1 03005094 1st Semester Elective * GEOT 6.0
Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering 1 03005116 1st Semester Elective * GEOT 6.0
Geotechnical Characterization 1 03005105 1st Semester Elective * GEOT 6.0
Improvement and strengthening of massive 1 03005138 1st Semester Elective * GEOT 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Geotechnics 2 03000709 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Thesis Project in Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment 1 03005151 Annual Compulsory CIVE 24.0
Advanced laboratory techniques in hydraulics 1 03005184 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Computational Fluid Mechanics I 1 03005162 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Computational Fluid Mechanics II 1 03005173 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Decision Models in Hydric Systems 1 03005209 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Hydrology and Data Processing 1 03005190 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Seminars I 1 03005215 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Seminars II 1 03005226 1st Semester Elective * HWRE 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Hydraulics, Water Resources and Environment 2 03005237 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

Structural Mechanics

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Thesis Project in Structural Mechanics 1 03005248 Annual Compulsory CIVE 30.0
Advanced methods of sizing and rehabilitation of concrete structures 1 03005252 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Analysis and seismic sizing 1 03007118 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Analysis and sizing to fire 1 02005016 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Finite Elements 1 02009484 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Laminated Structures 1 03002002 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Nonlinear analysis of structures 1 02006769 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Numerical and computational methods 1 03007107 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Stability 1 02004937 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Technology of steel, welding, fatigue and corrosion 1 02004952 1st Semester Elective * SMEC 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Structural Mechanics 2 03005263 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

Structures

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Advanced mechanics of materials 1 03004990 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Experimental techniques 1 03004984 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Numerical Methods 1 03005370 1st Semester Compulsory CROSS 6.0
Thesis Project in Structures 1 03005017 2nd Semester Compulsory CIVE 30.0
Conception, Dimensioning and Rehabilitation of Structures 1 02006540 Semestrial Elective * STRU 6.0
Wood and Masonry Structures 1 02006665 Semestrial Elective * STRU 6.0
Complements of Structural Materials 1 03005050 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Earthquake Dynamics and Engineering 1 02009558 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Nonlinear analysis and stability of structures 1 03005045 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Optimization and Reliability of Structures 1 03005039 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 1 02028633 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Rehabilitation of Traditional Structures 1 02028644 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Structural applications of finite elements 1 03005028 1st Semester Elective * STRU 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Structures 2 03005061 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

Urbanism, Transports and Transportation Infrastructures

Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
Thesis Project in Urbanism, Transports and Transportation 1 03005274 Annual Compulsory CIVE 24.0
Advanced statistics 1 03005280 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Analysis of transport systems 1 03005291 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Pavements and Railways 1 03005325 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Planning and Municipal Urbanistic Management 1 02006786 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Planning collective equipments 1 03005336 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Systems to support planning and territory management 1 03005319 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Traffic engineering 1 03005308 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Transport Infrastructure Engineering 1 02006624 1st Semester Elective * CPTC 6.0
Course unit title Year Course unit code Duration Type Subject area ECTS credits
PhD Thesis in Urbanism, Transports and Transportation 2 03005347 MULTIANNUAL Compulsory CIVE 120.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit