Practical Eurocode 2 Design Course

Date:Tuesday 17 January 2017 - Tuesday 14 February 2017
Time:17:45 - 20:30

Gulbenkian Room
Park Crescent Conference Centre at International Students House,
229 Great Portland Street,

CPD:12.50 hours
Price:£275.00 + VAT

Starting on 17th January 2017, this five-week course (Tuesday evenings) will cover the relevant sections of the code; considering the practical application of the codes with worked examples and hands-on workshops on design and detailing. The most common structural elements will be covered. The course is designed for practising UK engineers so will use the UK's Nationally Determined Parameters. Extensive course materials will be provided, including copies of our technical publications.

Course Outline

  • Lecture 1: Basics
    EC0, EC1, Materials, Cover
  • Lecture 2: Beams
    Bending, Shear, Detailing
  • Lecture 3: Columns
    Axial load, Column Moments, Buckling
  • Lecture 4: Slabs 
    Serviceability, Punching Shear
  • Lecture 5: Foundation
    Pads, Retaining Walls

Learning Outcomes

  • Know your way around the content of Eurocode 2: Parts 1-1 & 1-2, General design rules and fire design.
  • Understand the context for the code, and the essential differences between Eurocode 2 and BS 8110 in practice.
  • Have experience in design to Eurocode 2 requirements.
  • Have experience using the code through worked examples.