Course on the Timber Eurocode

21 April 2010,  1 day

Venue: Warrington

Organizer: BMADE - British MAsonry DEesign

Eurocode 5: EN1995 Part 1-1: DESIGN OF TIMBER STRUCTURES – GENERAL – COMMON RULES AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS

This introductory one-day course provides an opportunity to be introduced to Eurocode 5 focusing on the key elements of the new design code. The course is workshop-style and is interactive with worked tutorial examples based on practical design problems. Participation is encouraged throughout and delegate numbers are limited to approx. 16 to facilitate this approach. After a brief summary of the differences between EN1995-1-1 and BS5268, the course will cover the following themes:

◦The interface between EN1995-1-1 and other Eurocodes, EN product standards and UK National documents [NA & PD6693]

◦Material properties

◦Design for ultimate limit states [bending member & compression member]

◦Design for serviceability limit states [deflection & vibration]

◦Design of dowel-type fastener joints