Transportation infrastructures II

Year
4
Academic year
2019-2020
Code
02006460
Subject Area
Urbanism, Transports and Transportation Infrastructures
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Compulsory
Level
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado

Recommended Prerequisites

Soil Mechanics II, Highways I

Teaching Methods

Theoretical lessons with detailed exposition of the concepts, basic principles and theories and also with the resolution of some practical exercises. Theoretical-practical lessons where the students, with the supervision and guidance of the professor, solve practical exercises based in real cases.

Learning Outcomes

Supply the main concepts, principles and theories to the students that allow them intervening in the conception and exploration of transport infrastructure networks, nominated in what it respects to municipal road networks and to the national road network.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

  1. Earth moving in highways;
  2. Road pavements: structures and materials;
  3. Geotechnic applied in earth moving of transport infrastructures;
  4. Pavement design;
  5. Pavement technology (construction of new pavements and rehabilitation of damaged pavements);
  6. Drainage of transport infrastructures;
  7. Pavement maintenance management;
  8. Road safety;
  9. Environmental impact analysis and its minimization in transport infrastructure.

Assessment Methods

Continuous
Small tests: 50.0%
Exam: 50.0%

Bibliography

Branco, E., Pereira, P., Picado-Santos, L. (2005). Pavimentos Rodoviários, Livraria Almedina, Coimbra.

Branco, E. F., Picado-Santos, L. (2000). Vias de Comunicação: Volume 1, Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra (capítulo 16).

Branco, E. F., Picado-Santos, L., Capitão, S. (2001). Vias de Comunicação: Volume 2. Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra (capítulos 18 e 20).

JAE (1995). Manual de Concepção de Pavimentos para a Rede Rodoviária Nacional. Junta Autónoma de Estradas, Lisboa. Inclui no final as tabelas do Asphalt Institute (MS-1).

Ferreira, A., Almeida, A. (2010). Vias de Comunicação II: Questões Práticas, Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra.

Picado-Santos, L., Ferreira, A., Almeida, A. (2006). Vias de Comunicação II: Utilização do Programa de Cálculo Automático para Projecto Geométrico de Estradas (CAPE), Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra.