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Three Day Course on Base Isolated Structures

PAHO Building, Dayrells Road, Barbados, 1st - 3rd February 2012

The Course on Base Isolated Structures was hosted by the Institute of Structural Engineers Caribbean Division in association with the Pan American Health Organization and the Council of Caribbean Engineering Organizations.

The course was specifically targeted towards Engineers, Architects, Contractors and other Shareholders about an alternative method for Seismic Design in the Region. The Course was organised to educate participants about the use of Base isolation and supplement damping in new-build and existing critical facilities, such as Hospitals, in the event of an Earthquake.

The Lecturer was Dr. Luigi Di Sarno Laurea, DIC, MSc, PhD, PE, MASCE, MACI

Dr. Luigi Di Sarno Laurea is currently:

  • Assistant Professor at the University of Sannio, Department of Engineering, Benevento, Italy
  • Affiliate Researcher, University of Naples, Department of Struct Affiliate Researcher, University of Naples, Department of Structural Engineering, Italy
  • Visiting Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; Champaign, USA
  • Honorary Faculty Staff at University of Bristol, UK
  • Consultant for Council of Caribbean Engineering Organisations for the REAKT EU-funded project; Member of Disaster Management Advisory funded project; Member of Disaster Management Advisory Group (DIMAG); Technical Secretary of RELUIS Consortium

Please find file below relating to the Three Day Course on Base Isolated Structures

Base-Isolation of Structures: From Conceptual Design to Applications

FEMA 547/2006 Edition


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