This two day course provides participants with an understanding of the basic principles of temporary works design.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the principles of basic temporary works design methodologies
- Explain temporary loads, potential modes of failure and practical considerations
- Calculate concrete pressures and design formwork, falsework and back-propping
- Design a simple trench support scheme
- Apply basic wind loading and design a site hoarding
- Design outrigger spreader pads for mobile cranes
- Design a simple needling scheme
- Apply the principles behind temporary works for demolition, facade retention and structural propping, basement construction and scaffolding design
- Discuss loads and modes of failure
Ray Filip is a chartered civil engineer, consultant, who specialises in the area of temporary works. He has spent nearly 20 years working for contractors in the UK and abroad, specialising in the design and construction of temporary works. Ray is self-employed, and works for his own company RFK Consult Ltd. which he formed in 2007.
Civil or structural engineering graduates (from contractors to consultants) with some basic understanding of the design process or those who wish to further their design knowledge and experience.
Basic university level engineering knowledge is assumed. Delegates will be required to carry out engineering calculations.