Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminium Structures

The Institution of Structural Engineers
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1 day
261 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 30/10/2019 10:00 - London
Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminium Structures

Course description

Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminium Structures

The course guides you to successful use of aluminium with some simple basic facts allied to detailed guidance in using Eurocode 9.


Phil Tindall is a chartered civil engineer with over 40 years’ professional experience in structural design and engineering. Phil specialises in the design of steel and aluminium bridges and other structural items fabricated from aluminium alloys. He has been a member of the BSI committee responsible for BS 8118 and for UK inputs to Eurocode 9 for almost 30 years, and is currently team leader for the project team preparing an Annex to Eurocode 9 to cover bridges and long span structures.

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Engineers who will use Eurocode 9. The basic principles and content will also be useful for structural and mechanical engineers who will use aluminium in other applications.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • List the considerations necessary when deciding to use aluminium or steel
  • Determine how to select the best aluminium alloys for an application
  • Examine the pros and cons of different material forms and jointing methods
  • Apply the skills required to perform limit state calculations in accordance with the code
  • Prepare rules for execution (fabrication and erection)

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The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering. The Institution's training programme offers a variety of technical and professional courses of the highest quality for members and non-members...

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