22 May 2024 - 19 June 202418:30 - 21:00 BST
Thomas Telford Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7TE
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The course will be of immediate benefit to those sitting the examination in the summer of 2024 and to those intending to take the examination in future years.
The course will be run on five successive Wednesday evenings from 22 May to 19 June starting at 18.30 and finishing at 21.00. With the exception of the first and fifth evenings, the course will be run in two separate groups, one for bridge engineers and one for building structures engineers.
A local engineer’s office will be made available to candidates wishing to attempt a seven-hour question on a Saturday.
Introduction to the CM, IM and CS examinations. Examiners will talk about the marking procedure, general tips and time management.
Section 1 of a past paper to demonstrate sustainable design credentials will be attempted by groups of candidates with assistance from the course leaders.
A number of structural details required in past papers will be attempted and discussed with the leader.
Section 2 of a past paper include both design and carbon calculations will be attempted by groups of candidates with assistance from the course leader.
A mock two-hour test will be set with a choice of two building structures and one bridge.
The programme for bridge candidates will follow the above with a variety of bridge past papers led by practising Chartered Bridge Engineers.
You will not need any special equipment but please bring pens, notepaper and a calculator. It will be useful to have your reference files filled in with extracts of any specific design guides, codes, load-span tables, material properties, etc. A pad of graph paper will be useful for sketching.
The course fee will be donated to the IStructE Benevolent Fund, after deduction of Eventbrite's fees. The presenters are giving their time freely for the benefit of the candidates and the Benevolent Fund.BookingIf you wish to join our 2024 CM and AM preparation course, please register on Eventbrite not later than 16 May and also notify Jeff Walker by email at [email protected] that you will be attending.The venueThe course will be run in the Thomas Telford Building at the University of Surrey.Room allocationEvening 1 - Room 40AA03Evenings 2, 3, 4 & 5 - Rooms 40AA03 and 39AA03ParkingParking in the visitors' car park is free after 18.00. From the car park there is approximately a 10 minute walk to the seminar rooms.
An online technical talk on FRP and composite construction from the South African regional group.
Midland Counties Region Chair’s Inaugural Address.
Jan Andresen will discuss a recent court case following the death of a worker when a wall collapsed prematurely during a building demolition.
Online talk on The Building Safety Act 2022 and how it will impact the design, construction, and principally the operation of buildings.
The Northern Ireland Regional Hub Chair, David Fletcher, will present his address illustrating his career to date in advance of becoming Chair of the Regional Hub.
The Surrey Regional Group will hold a Young Members' technical meeting at Kingston University featuring reports presented by young members based on their recent experience.
The IStructE East Midlands Regional Group, would like to take this opportunity to invite you, your partner, friends and colleagues to attend their Annual Dinner.
A review of the past year with opportunity for open debate.
Technical lecture reviewing iconic structures commenting on their cost and sustainability aspects.