Essential Eurocode 2
(One-Day)

In-house course

This course can be delivered in the offices of a company to a group of up to 16 engineers. It is currently not available as a public course.

Introduction

Eurocode 2 is the current design standard for structural concrete. This course will introduce the code and explain how to apply it for simple elements in building structures. Practical tutorials allow delegates to understand how to design elements using Eurocode 2.

Aims & objectives

On completion of this course delegates will have a knowledge of the principles of Eurocode 2 and be able to apply them to elements in a building structure.

After this course delegates will:

  • Have an appreciation of the content of Eurocode 2 for building structures

  • Know how to apply Eurocode 2 to:

    • Beams

    • Slabs

    • Columns

    • Foundations

  • Know how to design for:

    • Flexure

    • Shear

    • Axial loading

    • Deflection

  • Have an knowledge of the differences with BS 8110

Course outline
  • Introduction to Eurocode 2 and relationship to other Eurocodes

  • Basis of design, combinations of actions

  • Materials, durability, fire protection and structural analysis

  • Ultimate limit state

    • Flexural design with design exercise

    • Shear design with design exercise

    • Axial resistance with design exercise

  • Serviceability limit state deflection and cracking with design exercise

  • Application to foundations

  • Review of design aids and guidance

Who the course intended for?

This course is intended for Structural Engineers. Some knowledge of concrete design and Eurocodes 0 and 1 would be useful but not essential.

Pre-course requirements

A calculator and pencil are essential, but other required materials will be provided.

Course duration

Days (hrs) 1 day (6 hours) CPD

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Speaker

The courses above are delivered by Owen Brooker BEng CEng MICE MIStructE MCS who has a wide range of experience in the design of buildings using reinforced concrete, structural steelwork, timber, masonry and glass. Owen has previously worked for The Concrete Centre, where he wrote technical publications, delivered training courses and answered technical queries through their helpline on a range of concrete related topics. Owen is a marking examiner for the IStructE Chartered Membership Exam. Owen has delivered training courses on Eurocodes 0, 1, 2 and 3 throughout the UK and on a number of occasions worldwide.

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Location

Head Office

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Devonshire House

Aviary Court

Basingstoke

Hampshire

RG24 8PE

Tel: 01256 768588

London Office

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Thorpe Lea Road

Egham

TW20 8HE

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