Former MSc Student

Paulo  Almeida

Paulo Almeida

This work arises from the requirement of SMAS (Almada) to make a sustainable management of its vast architectural heritage. So it was decided to make a general assessment of the conservation status of seven water towers belonging to the water supply system to the population. Accordingly to the general assessment made on the water towers it could be said that in general, the water towers are in a reasonable condition with the exception of Cassapo and Estrelinha.This analysis allowed sort priorities with regard to the rehabilitation.

Romeu  Reguengo

Romeu Reguengo

Comportamento da Ligação Pilar-Fundação em Estruturas Pré-Fabricadas com Armaduras Salientes do Pilar

The precast as a construction technique, has been increasingly used. Among advantages the precast construction with regard to cast in place construction as: the lower cost, reduction of time on site, the need less workers and less equipment. 

Ricardo  Cardoso

Ricardo Cardoso

Sistemas de dissipação de energia em estruturas de betão armado

The present work describes the main passive system for seismic protection and studies in detail two possible energy dissipation devices for concrete structures. The first energy dissipater is a device that twists in steel screw bars, the operating is conditioned by the strength of the screw when the bar is on tension. The second energy dissipater is a device that only works in compression and it can be applied at all kind of steel bars.

Raquel  Martins

Raquel Martins

Reabilitação e Reforço de Pontes Metálicas Centenárias Rodoviárias em Portugal

Steel bridges started to be built in the mid nineteenth century in Portugal. Numerous bridges of different types and different materials (depending on the time of its construction) were built. The willing of having constantly larger spans changed the structural type of bridges. The evolution of materials made this willing possible.

Pedro  Fong

Pedro Fong

A construção em Macau

Based on the professional activity in construction exercised in Portugal and Macao, the presented work intends to be, according with these two distinctive realities, a overview for Macao’s construction evolution, giving a contextualized description for it geographical, social and economic environment, and analyze the impact on construction, advantages, disadvantages and limitations, with practical examples of works from which were involved. 

Miguel  Magina

Miguel Magina

Historic timber roof structures