Appraisal of existing structures
Date & Time

30 November 2020
10:00 - 17:30

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street, London
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Price

Standard: (From) £333 + VAT
Members: (From) £261 + VAT

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Appraisal of existing structures

Course
Date & Time

30 November 2020
10:00 - 17:30

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street, London
View on Google Maps

Price

Standard: (From) £333 + VAT
Members: (From) £261 + VAT

Early booking discount Discounts available

Availability Places available

This course covers the appraisal of all types of existing building structures. The focus will be on initial visual appraisals, desktop assessments of structures and developing scopes for further non-destructive and intrusive investigations, including the use of new survey technologies.

Learning outcomes 

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

  • Appraise an existing structure using visual techniques coupled with your knowledge of ‘how structures work’
  • Identify the nature, type and age of a building structure – and how best to source information on building structures
  • Recognise the current condition of a building structure and the key structural issues affecting the nature of the project going forward Set out recommendations for further investigation
  • Recognise how buildings were historically designed and specified – and what problems/limitations some structures may inherently have 

Intended for

Graduates through to recently chartered engineers who wish to improve their ability to appraise existing structures.

Entry criteria 

None, however a familiarity with the Institution’s Appraisal of existing structures 3rd ed is recommended.

Tutor

Mike Rudd

Mike has over 35 years’ experience as a Consulting Structural Engineer representing institutional, private and public sector clients. As a founding director of ACIES (now part of the RSK Group), Mike has worked on new build, refurbishment, alteration and asset enhancement projects up to £350 million in capital value. He is also increasingly in demand as an Expert Witness on cases in the UK, Europe and Middle East – all of which require careful appraisal techniques. As a director within the RSK Group he also works closely in house with materials scientists, testing facilities, laboratories and digital surveying specialists. Presently Mike is a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers Business Practice Committee.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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Appraisal of existing structures

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