Transport Infrastructure Engineering

Year
5
Academic year
2019-2020
Code
02006624
Subject Area
Urbanism, Transports and Transportation Infrastructures
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
Duration
SEMESTRIAL
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado

Recommended Prerequisites

Foundations, Highways I, Highways II.

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, namely in what concerns municipal road networks, the national road network, airport spaces, the railway network, etc.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

1. Road pavement design;
2. Road pavement rehabilitation design;
3. Road network pavement maintenance management;
4. Pavement management systems;
5. Design and management of airports;
6. Design and management of railways;
7. Road safety management systems.

Assessment Methods

Continuous
Small projects: 50.0%
Exam: 50.0%

Bibliography

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

Branco, E., Picado-Santos, L., Capitão, S. (2001). Vias de Comunicação: volume 2 (Geotecnia rodoviária, cap 18;  Drenagem, cap 20). Depº Engª Civil, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra.

CCDRN (2008). Manual de Planeamento de Acessibilidades e Transportes, CCDRN, Porto.

Ferreira, A. (2010). Engenharia de Infraestruturas de Transporte: Questões Práticas, Depº Engª Civil, Universidade de Coimbra.

Ferreira, A.; Picado-Santos, L. (2007). A Gestão da Qualidade das Redes Rodoviárias: o Estado da Arte e os Desenvolvimentos Futuros, Ingenium, Especial Comunicações Técnicas, II Série, N.º 98, 64-76.

JAE (1995). Manual de Conceção de Pavimentos para a Rede Rodoviária Nacional. Junta Autónoma de Estradas, Lisboa.

Neufville, R.;Odoni, A. (2003). “ Airport Systems: Planning, Design, and Management”. McGraw-Hill.

Profillidis (2006). Railway Management and Engineering, Ashgate Publishing, 3th Ed., England.