Design of Structural Masonry to Eurocode 6

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This training course has been mapped to:
  • EC UK-SPEC Competence A1: Maintain and extend a sound theoretical approach in enabling the introduction and exploitation of new and advancing technology
  • ICE Key Attribute 1C: Ability to maintain and extend a sound theoretical approach in enabling the introduction and exploitation of new and advancing technology

An informative one day training course that offers a thorough introduction to the structure, operation and interaction of Eurocode 6 within the Eurocode suite. Tutorials covering the design of unreinforced brick and block masonry form an important part of the course programme.


The training course is highly interactive with worked tutorial examples and is based on practical design problems. Delegates' participation is actively encouraged throughout.

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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 Eurocodes
Session 2 Materials and construction
Session 3 Design for vertical voad
Session 4 Vertical load tutorial
Session 5 Design for lateral load
Session 6 Lateral load tutorial

Tutors

Prof John Roberts 
Hon DSc Hon MIIE BSc(Eng) PhD CEng FIStructC FICE FBMS FCMI FRSA MICT

John is the Principle of the Technical Innovation Consultancy and Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Kingston University. He is a civil engineer and co-author of the Concrete Masonry Designer’s Handbook, the Handbook to BS: 5628: Part 2, Efficient Masonry Housebuilding Design Approach, Efficient Masonry Housebuilding Detailing Approach and the Design Guide for Eurocode 6.

Learning objectives
  • The development and operation of the Eurocode suite of design codes and the supporting standards
  • The structure, operation and interaction of Eurocode 6 within the Eurocode suite
  • The key features of Part 1-1 Eurocode 6
  • How to undertake design of vertically loaded walls using Eurocode 6
  • How to undertake design of laterally loaded panels using Eurocode 6
Who should attend?

This training course is ideal for:

  • Civil and structural engineering designers who wish to design masonry using EN1996 -1 -1

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