Experimental, Numerical and Virtual Tools for Civil Engineering Students

José Couto Marques

Abstract


Three sets of teaching tools developed for Civil Engineering students are presented in this paper. The first is a didactic test frame for structural mechanics and its virtual replica. The second is an outfit for small scale seepage studies. The third is a set of portable devices for visual demonstration of several phenomena of interest for introductory soil mechanics classes.

Keywords


Engineering education; soil and structural mechanics; teaching tools;virtual and remote labs

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy. eISSN: 2192-4880
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