The Black Art of Geotechnics - Demystifying Geotechnical Design (part 1)

Concentrating on the geotechnical design of piles and retaining walls, explaining how design is carried out to Eurocode 7, the talk will be illustrated with case histories covering different construction techniques, explaining how these affected the design.
David Beadman has over thirty years’ experience of civil and geotechnical design, specialising in developing economic, buildable solutions for deep basement excavations, combining knowledge of retaining wall design, structural design and construction. He was one of the authors of Ciria Report C580 Embedded Retaining Walls - Guidance for Economic Design, on the steering group for its replacement, C760 and has run courses on geotechnical design to Eurocode 7.

David is a Director of Byrne Looby Partners (UK) Limited and is responsible for their offices in Guildford and Manchester.
(Part 2 shall be held on 7th February 2019 and shall cover earthworks and slopes – details to follow).

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18:30 - 20:00


Holiday Inn Chester - South, Wrexham Road, Chester, Cheshire CH4 9DL

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