18 February 202110:00 - 17:30
Member: £295 + VAT
(Early Booking £255 + VAT)
Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early Booking £335 + VAT)
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Emphasis is placed on application of the Eurocode with a focus on reinforced concrete buildings although the concepts are widely applicable.
By the end of the course, you should be able to
Describe E/Q damages and identify their causes
Apply principles of conceptual design of E/Q-resistant structures in practice
Appreciate ground motions and geotechnical aspects in structural seismic design
Apply performance requirements and compliance criteria for various types of buildings
Select models and methods of analysis of buildings for seismic actions
Carry out equivalent static analysis of simple buildings
Carry out safety verifications
Carry out simple structural element design and detail
Structural and civil practising engineers seeking guidance on the application of Eurocode 8, graduates undertaking their Initial Professional Development, and students, researchers and academics with limited seismic design experience.
Professor Costas Georgopoulos
CEng FICE FIStructE is Chair of
Structural Engineering Practice at
Kingston University London. He is
also a practising engineer with many
years’ unique multi-sector
experience in seismic design such
as conventional buildings in Greece
and state-of-the-art structures in the
UK (Trident Submarine Refitting
Facility at Rosyth and Sizewell B
Nuclear Power Station). Costas’
continuously-enhanced expertise on
EC8 includes consulting engineering
worldwide, teaching PG
dissertations, authoring the IStructE
Worked Examples to EC8 (in
progress) and being a member of
the BSI National Expert Committee
Email - [email protected]
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