Mecánica del Suelo, Cimentación y Contención

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

UPC School

Academic management

  • Maristany Carreras, Jordi
    Doctor in Architecture
  • Brufau Niubó, Robert
    Doctor in Architecture
  • Garcia Carrera, David

Academic coordination

  • Albareda i Valls, Albert
  • Payola Lahoz, Jordi

Teaching staff

  • Cabanillas Rodríguez, Jorge Luis
    BEng. (2000, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima) MSc. (2011, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería; 2015, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) PE. PhD candidate, at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Sixteen years experience in analysis, design, construction and supervision of civil engineering structures (buildings, industrial facilities, long span roofs, bridges, etc.) located in seismic regions, mainly in South America. Expertise in structural analysis software: SAP2000, ETABS, SAFE, CSiBridge, Perform 3D, CSiCol, among others. Founder and principal engineer at DISEÑO DE PROYECTOS EN INGENIERÍA (Perú). Representative of CSI (Computers & Structures, Inc.) for South America and Caribe. Wide teaching experience in professional courses for civil engineers and architects. Most remarkable designs: 520 m long railway cable-stayed bridge in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), arch bridges in Puyo (Ecuador) and Moquegua (Perú), among others.
  • Garcia Carrera, David
  • Jaen González, Carles
  • Ledesma Villalba, Alberto
    BEng. MSc. PE. PhD. Full Professor of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Thirty years of teaching and research experience on that field, including numerical models in Geomechanics, back-analysis, unsaturated soils, landslides and soil dynamics. Supervisor of 12 Doctoral Theses. Participation and coordination in a number of Research Projects funded by European Commission. Over 150 publications, most of them papers published in international peer reviewed Journals. Geotechnical advisor of several companies and administrations, in Spain and other European and American countries, involving large excavations, urban tunnels and embankment dams. Active member of the International Committee controlling construction of high-speed train tunnel crossing Barcelona next to World's Heritage buildings.
  • Rosas Alaguero, Juan José
  • Ventayol Lázaro, Albert
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7.5 ECTS
(60 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:October 2017 End date:July 2018
Thursday  17:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
Tech Talent Center
C/ de Badajoz, 73-77
08005 Barcelona

Registration fee:
1.200 €

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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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