Eurocode 5: connections and advanced topics in timber design
Date & Time

16 June 2023
10:00 - 17:00 BST

Location

Online

Price

Member: £305 + VAT
(Early Booking £275 + VAT)
 
Standard: £385 + VAT
(Early Booking £425 + VAT)

Eurocode 5: connections and advanced topics in timber design

Course
Date & Time

16 June 2023
10:00 - 17:00 BST

Location

Online

Price

Member: £305 + VAT
(Early Booking £275 + VAT)
 
Standard: £385 + VAT
(Early Booking £425 + VAT)

Availability

This course is also available for in-house delivery

Early booking discount

Available until one month prior

This one-day, online, practical course introduces timber connections in detail and several other advanced topics in timber design to Eurocode 5.

Topics covered include:

  • Connections with dowel type fasteners nails, screws, dowels and bolts

  • Timber composites

  • Notched members and slots and holes in timbers

  • Splitting of timber and other brittle failures

  • Design for durability

  • Introductions to the fire and bridges parts of Eurocode 5

Learning outcomes

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

  • Design basic and more intricate timber connections to Eurocode 5

  • Appreciate the fracture mechanics aspects of wood behaviour and scientific research behind certain clauses of Eurocode 5

  • Appreciate the use of dowel type fasteners and contemporary connectors for practical applications

  • Use the connections chapter of Eurocode 5 for practical design situations

Intended for

  • Graduates to senior structural engineers

Entry criteria

  • Participation at the Eurocode 5: the essentials of timber design course may be advantageous

Speaker

Keerthi Ranasinghe Course tutor

Dr Ranasinghe is the Principal Engineer for Structural Timber at BM TRADA and Warringtonfire. Formerly an academic with research and teaching experience both in the UK and abroad, Keerthi has delivered these timber courses at the Institution since 2008. Keerthi is the author of several TRADA publications, including the Span Tables to Eurocode 5, and the Institution’s Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5, 2nd edition. Keerthi sits in British and European Standardisation Committees related to timber design and was also a project team member that wrote the connections chapter to the second edition of Eurocode 5.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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