Design of Retaining Walls

Aim

This course covers the design of mass and embedded retaining walls in accordance with Eurocode 7.


Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
 
  • Compare and contrast different types of retaining wall
  • Calculate the earth and water pressures supported by the retaining wall, using design examples (a calculator will be useful)
  • Examine the different failure mechanisms applicable to a retaining wall
  • Analyse the stability of a retaining wall in accordance to Eurocode 7


Tutor

David Beadman is a Director of ByrneLooby and has over thirty years’ experience of civil and geotechnical design, specialising in developing economic, buildable solutions for deep basement excavations, combining knowledge of retaining wall design, structural design and construction.  He has been responsible for the design of many deep basements in the UK and overseas.


Intended for

Practising structural engineers who want to be able to design retaining walls or wish to update their knowledge of retaining wall design.


Entry criteria

A basic knowledge of engineering principles is assumed, but the course will not require a detailed knowledge of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.


If we have not received enough bookings to break even one month before the date of the course, we will have to cancel it. So if you are interested, please don’t delay booking your place.

Event Information

Eventbrite - Design of Retaining Walls

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
31/10/2018

Time
10:00 - 17:30

Price
£290 + VAT for Members
£370 + VAT for Non-Members

Location
The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Speaker(s)
David Beadman

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org






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