Eurocode 8: worked examples of the dynamic analysis and seismic building designs
Date & Time

11 February 2022
10:00 - 17:30

Location

Online

Price
Member: £295 + VAT
(Early booking £265 + VAT)
 
Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early booking £355 + VAT)

Eurocode 8: worked examples of the dynamic analysis and seismic building designs

Course
Date & Time

11 February 2022
10:00 - 17:30

Location

Online

Price
Member: £295 + VAT
(Early booking £265 + VAT)
 
Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early booking £355 + VAT)
Early booking discount

available until one month prior

This course delivers key advice through the use of worked examples on seismic design of structures to Eurocode 8 as well as the application of the Eurocode. Emphasis is placed on reinforced concrete buildings although the concepts are widely applicable.

Emphasis is placed on application of the Eurocode with a focus on reinforced concrete buildings although the concepts are widely applicable.

 

Learning outcomes

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

  • Understand the dynamic analysis of buildings
  • Carry out the dynamic analysis of 2DOF frame by hand
  • Appreciate the principles of conceptual design of E/Q-resistant structures
  • Apply performance requirements and compliance criteria of Eurocode 8 
  • Select models and methods of analysis of buildings for seismic actions
  • Carry out building element design to Eurocode 8 by hand

Intended for

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.

Entry criteria 

For direct entry to day 2, it is expected that attendees have some experience in dynamic and seismic analysis.

Speaker

Professor Costas Georgopoulos

Professor Costas Georgopoulos CEng FHEA FCS FIStructE FICEs 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-theart structures in the UK (Trident Submarine Refitting Facility at Rosyth and Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station). Costas’ expertise on EC8 includes consulting engineering worldwide, teaching PG programmes, supervising dissertations, authoring the IStructE’s forthcoming Examples for the seismic design of steel and concrete buildings to Eurocode 8 and being a member of the BSI National Expert Committee for the Eurocode.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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