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Design of Concrete Structures - Eurocodes versus British Standards

Event code: 78015


INTRODUCTION
Since 1 April 2015, all structural plans submission have to be based on Eurocode (EC) design standards. EC was developed over the last 30 years by experts from the European Union and is considered as one of the world’s most advanced and established building codes. This move is part of BCA’s ongoing efforts in raising the standards of structural building design.
To prepare engineers for the adoption of EC in the design of reinforced concrete structures, this workshop will approach the design of concrete structures using EC in comparison with BS 8110.
The workshop will contain lectures as well as hands-on tutorial sessions to provide participants with practical design experience.
This workshop is jointly organised by BCA Academy and Protective Technology Research Centre of Nanyang Technological University.


OBJECTIVES
The workshopaims to prepare the participants to:
• Appreciate the design approach based on the EC;
• Appreciate the essential differences between EC2 and BS 8110 in:
- Basis of structural design and action on structures;
- Design procedures and results for beams, slabs and columns;
- Detailing rules of columns, walls, beams and slabs to EC2



LECTURER
PROFESSOR TAN KANG HAI obtained his BSc(Eng) and PhD from the University of Manchester, UK. He is a Professor at the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and also the Director of Protective Technology Research Centre (PTRC) at Nanyang Technological University.

Prior to joining NTU, he worked as a graduate engineer in Ove Arup & Partners, UK. He won the UK Institution of Structural Engineering Henry Adams Award in May 1989 for his original research work in structural sandwich panels subjected to lateral loading. This award was based on his PhD work. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Singapore. He has been involved in several fire engineering consultancy works including analysis and design of steel structures in clean room facilities, storage racks, A&A works on structural fire resistance aspect at Changi Terminal 1 and consultancy to HDB on the upgrading of SECAD computer system to EC for structural concrete. He
served as Chairman of a few task force groups on EC relating to structural fire applications. He also worked with Ministry of Home Affairs and Defence Science and Technology Agency on mitigating progressive collapse of building structures due to blast. He has written close to 120 Science Citation Index (SCI) top tier international journal paper publications and 160 international conference articles on steel and concrete structures. His research topics include behaviour and modelling of steel, concrete and composite structures under fire conditions, strut and tie modelling of reinforced concrete structures, and progressive collapse resistance and numerical simulations of structures subjected to extreme loading conditions.


TARGET AUDIENCE
• Structural Practicing Engineers
• Design Consultants
• Precast Concrete Designers
• Resident Engineers
• Resident Technical Officers
• Concrete Specialists
• Academia



DETAILS
22nd Run: To be confirmed
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (incl of GST): S$690.00
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.


AWARD
Certificate of Attendance (COA) will be awarded to participants who meet the attendance requirement.



CPD POINTS
PEB: Pending
IES-ACES (REs / RTOs): Pending (Structural)



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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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