13 November 2023 - 14 November 202309:30 - 17:30 GMT
47-58 Bastwick St, London, EC1V 3PS
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Member: £535 + VAT
(Early booking £485 + VAT)
Standard: £745 + VAT
(Early booking £675 + VAT)
available until one month prior
By the end of the course, attendees should be able to:
Describe the principles of basic temporary works design methodologies
Explain temporary loads, potential modes of failure and practical considerations
Calculate concrete pressures and design formwork, falsework and back-propping
Design a simple trench support scheme
Apply basic wind loading and design a site hoarding
Design outrigger spreader pads for mobile cranes
Design a simple needling scheme
Apply the principles behind temporary works for demolition, facade retention and structural propping, basement construction and scaffolding design
Discuss loads and modes of failure
Civil or structural engineering graduates, from contractors to consultants, with some basic understanding of the design process, or those who wish to further their design knowledge and experience
Ray is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with over 35 years’ experience in the field of temporary works design and management. He has spent 20 years working for contractors in the UK and abroad and is a member of the committee responsible for revising BS5975 (British Standard for temporary works). Ray is currently a self-employed consultant having formed RKF Consult Ltd in 2007.
This two-day, online course provides participants with an understanding of the basic principles of temporary works design.
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