Wind: Dynamic Response of Wind-Excited Flexible Structures

Aim

This course covers the theoretical background, technical aspects and Eurocode provisions for the analysis and design of flexible structures exposed to wind loads.


Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Distinguish between and simulate dynamic wind loads on structures
  • Describe vortex shedding phenomena on tall structure (such as chimneys and tall buildings and their design implications
  • Propose means to suppress wind-induced responses (wind-resistant design and various damping solutions)
  

Tutors

Dr Alessandro Palmeri leads the Structures and Materials Group at Loughborough University. His research focuses on applications of structural dynamics, including bridge, earthquake and wind engineering, and probabilistic methods, including reliability and performance-based design.


Dr Giorgio Barone is a lecturer in structural engineering at Loughborough University. His research, expertise and interests include structural dynamics, with emphasis on earthquake and wind engineering, as well as lifecycle engineering and maintenance optimisation of ageing structures.

Intended for


Civil or structural engineers with an interest in the analysis and design of wind-excited flexible structures, such as chimneys, tall buildings and transmission towers.


Entry criteria

This course covers concepts of structural dynamics. It complements the Wind Loading on Structures to EN1991-1-4 course, which covers the basic principles underlying EN 1991-1-4. Participants may find it beneficial to have some familiarity with the fundamental concepts of structural dynamics, Fourier analysis and matrix calculations.

 

Associated Publications
 

  • Manual for the design of building structures to Eurocode 1
  • Basis of structural design.

​Many of our courses have associated, Institution-published manuals or guides. Enjoy an exclusive 50% discount on printed copies of these publications 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

Wind: Wind Loading on Structures to EN 1991-1-4 is being run on the previous day, 19 September 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 - Wind: Dynamic Response of Wind-Excited Flexible Structures

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
20/09/2019

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)
Alessandro Palmeri and Giorgio Barone

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org

Additional Information
Discount:
Book both Wind 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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