Design of Composite Structures to Eurocode 4 - The Essentials

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This useful one day training course delivers expert guidance and opinion on the design of composite structures to Eurocode 4.

Ideal for experienced designers looking for knowledge on the key differences and changes required when moving from BS to Eurocode 4, this useful training programme covers:

  • Design procedures for composite beams and slabs as used in modern building construction
  • Shear connections and column design to Eurocode 4
  • The interaction between Eurocode 4 and other Eurocode parts and how to reach design solutions, based on these interactions
     
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Programme overview
Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

Session 1 Introduction to design of composite structures to Eurocode 4
Session 2 Design interaction with Eurocode 2 (concrete) and Eurocode 3 (steel)
Session 3 Design of shear connections
Session 4 Design of composite slabs
Session 5 Design of composite beams
Session 6 Design of composite columns
Tutors
Professor Dennis Lam
BEng MPhil PhD CEng EurIng FIStructE MICE MASCE

Dennis is a chartered civil and structural engineer and a reader in structural engineering at a leading UK university. He has extensive practical experience in structural design and analysis and particular expertise in composite structures. Dennis is a member of the BSi committee responsible for Eurocode 4, has lectured and published widely in the UK and overseas on composite design and is highly active in practical research.
Learning objectives
  • How to undertake the design of basic steel concrete composite structures to Eurocode 4
  • Navigating effectively around Eurocode 4 and other Eurocode parts necessary for the design of composite structures
  • The challenges and opportunities that Eurocode 4 brings to composite structural design
  • An overview of the Eurocode suite, how the code parts interact, and their impact on UK design practice
Who should attend?

This one day training course on the design of composite structures to Eurocode 4 is ideal for professionals who design or supervise the design of composite steel and composite structures. Delegates will include:

  • Experienced civil engineers
  • Experienced structural engineers

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