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Understanding design

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Understanding geotechnical design

Training courses on geotechnical design

This series of courses covers the fundamental principles of geotechnical design and is illustrated with many practical examples drawn from everyday practice.


Andrew BondThe Understanding Geotechnical Design courses are developed and delivered by Dr Andrew Bond (Geocentrix).

Andrew is the Chair of BSI committee B/526 Geotechnics (since July 2023) and was past-Chair of CEN committee TC250/SC7 Geotechnical design (from 2010-2019). He played a key role in the development of the 2nd Generation Eurocode 7. Andrew has been a UK delegate on SC7 since 1997.

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How to book

Please contact Jenny Bond at Geocentrix to book a place on any of these courses or to enquire about in-house training.

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Dates of future courses

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Dates Understanding pile design Understanding retaining wall design Understanding offshore design
Dec 2021     6th-8th (private course)
Nov 2022   Online 21st
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Online December 2nd
March 2023 Online 6th
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January 2024   Online 15th
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Decoding Eurocode 7

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Basis of geotechnical design
Ground properties
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Decoding Eurocodes 2+3+7

Concrete foundations
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