Actions on Structures: Eurocode 1

16 July 2008,  1 day

Venue: Birmingham

Organizer: Thomas Telford Training

An overview of the structure and scope of the Eurocode system is given and the current status of integration outlined. The implementation of the Eurocode suite into UK practice is considered and the key differences with the current BSI codes are also highlighted throughout.

For Eurocode 1, the definitions, philosophy and application to design practice of loading are considered in detail. There is particular focus on self, imposed, wind and snow loads together with thermal and wind actions. Sessions are also delivered on actions during execution, accidental loadings and risk analysis.

Applies to Eurocodes: