Designing with Glass as a Structural Material

Aim

 

This half day course focuses on the design and detailing of structural glass elements.
 

Learning outcomes


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

 

  • Recognise the performance of glass as a structural material
  • Apply current methodology of designing structural glass elements that is based on limit state theory
  • Design simple structural elements in glass
  • Specify structural glass elements
  • Inspect and maintain structural glass elements

 

 

Tutor

 

Chris O’Regan is a principal structural engineer at AECOM Ltd., London. As a graduate structural engineer he was trained at Dewhurst MacFarlane & Partners, where he first started designing structural glass elements. In 2012, he revised the Institution’s Structural Use of Glass in Buildings, bringing it in line with current methods of design, construction and maintenance of glass structures.
 

Intended for


Experienced structural engineers who are well-versed in the design of more traditional materials such as steel, concrete and timber using current codes of practice.

 

Entry criteria

 

Practising structural engineers with at least one year’s postgraduate experience or members of the postgraduate studies academic community.

 

Associated Publication

Structural use of glass in buildings 2nd ed.

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.​

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Event Information

Eventbrite - Designing with Glass as a Structural Material

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
04/11/2019

Time
14:00 - 18:00

Price
£145 + VAT for Members
(Early bird £130 + VAT)

£190 + VAT for Non-Members
(Early bird £171 + VAT)

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

Speaker(s)
Chris O'Regan

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org






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