Eurocode 5: the essentials of timber design
Date & Time

11 July 2023
10:00 - 17:00 BST

Location

Online

Price

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

Eurocode 5: the essentials of timber design

Course
Date & Time

11 July 2023
10:00 - 17:00 BST

Location

Online

Price

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

Availability

This course is also available for in-house delivery

Early booking discount

Available until one month prior

This one-day, online course offers an introduction to timber design to Eurocode 5.

Topics covered include, but not limited to:

  • Solid timber and engineered timber products

  • Material properties and modification factors

  • Design of beams, columns and connections

  • Discussions on deflections and vibrations

  • A quick introduction to loading and base Eurocodes is also given

Learning outcomes

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

  • Recognise the basics of designing timber elements to Eurocode 5

  • Assess the intricacies involved in designing timber elements to Eurocode 5

  • Appraise the wood technology and scientific research behind certain clauses of Eurocode 5

  • Use the peripheral standards and further commercial information to design with Eurocode 5

  • Use Eurocode 5 for practical design situations

Intended for

  • Graduates to senior structural engineers

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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