Timber: design through worked examples
Date & Time

5 October 2022
10:00 - 17:30 BST

Location

Online

Price

Member: £295 + VAT
(Early booking £265 + VAT)

Standard: £395 + VAT
(Early booking £355 + VAT)

Timber: design through worked examples

Course
Date & Time

5 October 2022
10:00 - 17:30 BST

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 advanced practical workshop will teach complex timber engineering through worked examples. It encourages problem-solving through teaching tools and group discussion.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Member sizing
  • Tapered and curved members
  • Connections, moment connections & avoiding brittle failures
  • Fire design
  • Stability and vertical diaphragm walls
  • Vibration analysis
  • Strength and stiffness of cross laminated timber
  • Glued-in rods

Intended for

Graduate and entry level engineers wishing to fast track their timber design experience. Experienced engineers with current projects wishing to refresh their timber knowledge.

Entry criteria

Attendance at the Eurocode 5: The Essentials of Timber Design course or familiarity with timber engineering to Eurocode 5.

Speaker

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe

Course tutor

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe is the Principal Structural Engineer supporting the TRADA advisory line. Keerthi sits on the TRADA Technical Advisory Panel and the BSI and European (CEN) technical committees on Eurocode 5, as well as being a member of the Project Team updating the connections chapter of Eurocode 5. Keerthi is an independent timber engineering consultant and is also the Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for Civil Engineering at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Keerthi is the author of several popular publications, including the TRADA Span Tables to Eurocode 5, and the Institution’s Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5 2nd edition.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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