Continuum Mechanics (2019-2020)

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Important information

  • Important information on the course, including the syllabus, literature and student support hours can be found in InfoAlunos.
  • There will be no classes on the weeks 16-20 of September 2019 and 6-10 of January 2020.
  • There will be a T class on the 24th of September instead of TP.
  • In the 25th of September the T class will be from 16:00 until 17:00.
  • There will be a T class on the 28th of September from 10:00 to 11:30 and from 12:00 to 13:30 (room 2).
  • There will be a TP class on the 9th of October from 9:00 to 13:00 in Lab 5 (Mechanics and Waves Lab).

  • Series of exercises in PDF format (EN)

    (1)    (2)    (3)    (4)    (5)    (6)    (7)   

    Series of exercises in PDF format (PT)

    (1)    (2)    (3)    (4)    (5)    (6)    (7)   

    Material de apoio à série 6, referente a ondas
    Solução do exercício 5 da série 6


    • During the semester, the students do three tests (no auxiliary material is allowed; graphic and programmable calculators are not allowed as well). Mobile phones or any equipment capable of data transmition cannot be in the possession of students during tests. The tests have a duration of 1.5 hours each and will refer to the following material, respectively: Chapters 1-3, Chapters 4-5, Chapters 6-7. The tests will contribute to the final classification with the following weighs, respectively: 40%, 25%, 35%. The students can repeat any of the three tests during the re-sitting period in January or February.
    • In test statements vectors will be written in bold font.
    • Students must sign-in for tests at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante until the second business day prior to the test. Students who do not sign in may be unable to sit the tests.
    • When signing-in students must deliver two blank exam sheets and two blank sheets per each test. All delivered sheets should be placed inside an exam sheet.
    • An identification document with photo is required for sitting the tests.

    Normal period

    • Indicative test schedule (subject to confirmation!): first test: 02-11-2019 (from 10h00 to 11h30); second test: 30-11-2019 (from 10h00 to 11h30); third test: 07-01-2020 (from 11h00 to 12h30 room 2).
    • Test 1 results
      Test 2 results
      Test 3 results

    Re-sitting period

    • Students who wish to re-sit the tests must sign in through InfoAlunos.
    • Students can choose to re-sit one, two, or three tests.
    • Above-described sign-in requirements at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante apply also to the re-sitting period.
    • The test schedule is: first test: from 9h00 to 10h30 second test: from 11h00 to 12h30 third test: from 14h00 to 15h30 Class Room 17
    New Tests results

    Setember special re-sitting period

    • If you are unsure whether you are entitled to re-sit the exams in the special period, check Article 9 of "Regulamento de Avaliação da Aprendizagem dos alunos da UMa" on the page of Regulations of Universidade da Madeira
    • It is mandatory to sign-in in InfoAlunos
    • Special re-sitting period will happen in the same way as the re-sitting period: students can choose to re-sit one, two, or three tests
    • Grades obtained in the re-sitting period cannot be improved in the special re-sitting period. In other words, only the grades obtained in the normal period can be improved.
    • Above-described sign-in requirements at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante apply also to the special re-sitting period.
    Example of tests