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Design of Steel Structures using Eurocode 3

Event code: 77090

This course provides civil and structural engineers a good understanding of the general rules, main features and changes contained in Eurocode 3 (EC 3) and the  accompanying Singapore National Annexes. Reference will be made to the accompanying codes Eurocode 0 (EC 0) (Basis of Structural Design) and Eurocode 1 (EC 1) (Actions on Structures). The course will cover the basis of structural component and frame design, structural loading, material properties, design at the ultimate limit state and the serviceability limit state. Practical examples with direct reference to the code clauses will be used to illustrate the application of the code requirements. Case studies are provided to illustrate clearly the theory of structural stability and design and how they can be applied to avoid structural collapse.



This course aims to enhance the participant’s understanding of Eurocode provisions for the design of steel structures, so that they could apply the design principles and standards in accordance with EC 3 and Singapore National Annexes in the design of structural steel frames and components and avoiding common mistakes in design with lessons learned from case studies.



Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore

Prof Richard Liew is a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering field.  He is also a specialist PE in Protective and Security Engineering. He joined NUS in 1986 where he lectures, conducts research and provides short courses and consultancy services to the industry especially in the field of steel and composite structure. He is world-renowned as an expert of advanced analysis and the application of theory of stability and plasticity in structural and offshore engineering with emphasis on robustness and hazard assessments including the effects due to fire, blast and impact loads. He has authored and co-authored five books and published over 400 technical papers. He is a fellow of the academy of engineering Singapore (FSEng), member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK), and the Honorary Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction and Singapore Structural Steel Society. He has served in numerous international and local technical committees relating to material and building standards. He is a member of Singapore’s Technical Committee on Building Structures & Sub-Structures serving as a Convenor on the EC3 and EC4 in Singapore and chairing several workgroups for EC3 and EC 4.



Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore

Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai joined NUS in 2006 where he lectures in courses related to structural steel, structural stability and dynamics and has been awarded with multiple teaching excellence awards by the university and the faculty over the years. He has provided regular short courses on structural steel design and seismic engineering. He provided consultancy services to the industry in the fields of structural stability, advanced connections, and materials design. He is a council member in the Singapore Structural Steel Society (SSSS) and is currently the Vice-President of the IES-IStructE Joint Committee. He is also currently serving in the SAC Structural Steelwork Inspection Technical Committee. He also served as the Chair for BCA-SSSS Workgroup on the Guidebook for Buildable Steel Connections, which is launched in 2019. He has been involved in research on advanced and sustainable building materials and technologies to drive construction productivity. In recent years, he has been involved in collaborative research with the industry in driving construction productivity, with a focus on innovating structural connection for ease of assembly.


•        Structural Practicing Engineers
•        Steel Structures’ Designers
•        Consulting Engineers
•        Resident Engineers
•        Resident Technical Officers
•        Specification Writers
•        Steel Fabricators
•        Contractors
•        Academia


11th Run:        To be advised

Time:               9.00am to 5.30pm 

Venue:             BCA Academy, 200 Braddell Road, S(579700)

Fee (Inclusive of GST):      S$770.00
Refreshments will be provided.

In keeping with our green and sustainable practices, course notes will be available in e-format.


PEB: Pending
IES- ACES (RE/RTO): Pending (Structural)
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