Eurocode 5: The Essentials of Timber Design

Aim

This course offers an introduction to base and loadings Eurocodes and timber design to Eurocode 5. 


Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
 
  • Recognise the basics of designing timber elements to Eurocode 5
  • Compare and contrast the design methods of BS 5268 and Eurocode 5
  • Assess the intricacies involved in designing timber elements to Eurocode 5
  • Appraise the wood technology and scientific research behind certain clauses of Eurocode 5
  • Use the peripheral standards and further commercial information to design with Eurocode 5
  • Use Eurocode 5 for practical design situations


Tutor

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, a member of the TRADA Technical Advisory Panel, and an independent timber engineering consultant. Keerthi is the author of several TRADA publications, including the Span Tables to Eurocode 5, and the Institution’s Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5 2nd ed.


Intended for

Graduate to very senior and managing engineers.


Entry Criteria

Familiarity with timber engineering may be beneficial, but is not essential.

 

Associated Publication

Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5

Many of our courses have an associated, Institution-published manual or guide. Enjoy an exclusive 50% discount on a printed copy of the publication when you attend this course.
 

Email your request to library@istructe.org before the course, attaching your Eventbrite ticket as proof of participation.


Discount for course pair

Eurocode 5: Connections and Advanced Topics in Timber Design is being run on 26 June 2019 – a discount is available if both courses are booked together.


Don't delay booking your place - if we have not received enough bookings to break even one month before the date of the course, we will have to cancel it.

Event Information

Eventbrite - Eurocode 5: Essentials of Timber Design

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
23/05/2019

Time
10:00 - 17:30

Price
£290 + VAT for Members
(Early bird £261 + VAT)

£370 + VAT for Non-Members
(Early bird £333 + VAT)

*Additional information on discounts can be found bellow

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

Speaker(s)
Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org

Additional Information
Discount:
Book both Eurocode 5 courses together and get a disount. 

Price for both days:

£475 + VAT for members
(Early bird £427 + VAT)

£615 + VAT for non-members 
(Early bird £553 + VAT)






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