Training Course on Eurocodes Application

Seismic Building Design according to Eurocode 8

22 July 2011,  1 day

Venue: Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco

Organizer: Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco

The tutors are Professors Carlos Rebelo and Constança Rigueiro, respectively from Coimbra University and Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco with extensive practical experience in the design of buildings and civil engineering structures.

This one day course will illustrate the design challenges through presentation and discussion, and offers expert advice and opinion on the practical application of the new European design codes. This one day course considers the key changes between RSA (Portuguese Code of Practice) and Eurocode8, illustrating the design challenges through presentation and discussion, and offers expert advice and opinion on the practical application of the new European design codes. The emphasis is on seismic action evaluation and detailing of concrete and steel structures.


Applies to Eurocodes: