Author: Ian Firth
16 October 2020
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The Structural Engineer, Volume 98, Issue 10, 2020, Page(s) 3
This two-day, online course introduces seismic design of civil engineering structures. It builds on the basics of structural dynamics and engineering seismology. The course focuses on seismic loading and design codes, conceptual seismic design principles and analysis for seismic loading, and design and detailing of structural members.
Ian Firth FIStructE explains why engineers can still learn from two bridge collapses that happened 50 years ago. Ian is an acclaimed bridge engineer and former President of the IStructE.
Chris Hendy defines what corporate amnesia is, why it happens, and how it can be prevented, using examples of bridge failures.