Design of Retaining Walls to Eurocode 7

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   London 04/10/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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Description

This one day training course covers the design of mass and embedded retaining walls in accordance with Eurocode 7. It has been specifically developed for engineers who want to be able to design retaining walls and for those who wish to update their knowledge of retaining wall design.

The course takes a logical and considered approach to modern retaining wall design with four key themes:

  • Capability - Scope, options and decisions
  • Ground - Assessment, classification and decisions
  • Wall - Design, interaction and performance
  • Build - Sequence, practicalities and reality

The key themes will enable the delegate to understand, appreciate and apply best practice in retaining wall design. Tutorial examples are used throughout to illustrate the principles of design and construction and delegate participation is actively encouraged.

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Classroom

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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
Session 2 Capability - Scope, options and decisions
Session 3 Ground - Assessment, classification and decisions
Session 4 Wall - Design, interaction and performance
Session 5 Build - Sequence, practicalities and reality
Session 6 Course summary and conclusions
 

Tutors
Ebenezer Adenmosum
BEng (Hons) MSc DIC FGS CEng MICE
 
Ebenezer has extensive experience in the geotechnical industry with a number of consultant and contractor organisations. He has an excellent blend of theoretical understanding of ground behaviour and practical experience of geotechnical and environmental projects. He is currently an independent consultant, providing design advice on ground investigation, shallow and piled foundations, design and analysis of retaining structures, ground treatment methods, earthworks and all aspects of geotechnical design relating to civil, infrastructure and building projects. He has a clear understanding of the impact of the Eurocode design codes on UK design and construction practice.

David Beadman
MA (Cantab) CEng FICE MIStructE

David is an experienced design manager, responsible for the design of the temporary retaining walls on the Jubilee Line Extension project. He was the design manage during the tender and negotiation period for the successful joint venture of six European contractors, which won the design and build contract for the Copenhagen metro.

 

Learning objectives
  • The preliminary decision making process necessary for retaining wall design
  • The nature, variability and impact of geotechnical considerations on the overall design
  • The key features of Eurocode 7 for retaining wall design
  • How to undertake the design of retaining walls in accordance with Eurocode 7
  • The effects of the construction process and sequence on the design and performance of retaining walls
Who should attend?

This training course is intended for anyone with a responsibility for, or exposure to the design of retaining structures, including:

  • Civil  engineers
  • Structural engineers
  • Geotechnical managers

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