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Understanding pile design

Synopsis

The design of piled foundations has changed significantly over recent years as researchers have gained a better understanding of pile-soil interaction. This course brings practising engineers up-to-speed with the modern pile design techniques.

Course outline

  • Pile types and basis of design
  • Axially loaded single piles
  • Single piles under combined loading
  • Pile groups and piled rafts
  • Execution and testing of piles

Pre-requisites

The 'Understanding pile design' courses requires no prior knowledge of pile design but does require a basic knowledge of geotechnical design.

Speaker

'Understanding Pile Design' is presented by Dr Andrew Bond (of Geocentrix). Andrew is Immediate Past Chairman of CEN committee TC250/SC7, responsible for the maintenance and evolution of Eurocode 7. He was a UK delegate on SC7 from 1997, before being Chairman from 2010 to 2019.

Online course

How to book:

  1. Register on the right for the individual lectures you want to atttend
  2. Visit our online shopping cart to make your payment for the course
  3. (Alternatively) Contact us with details for invoicing. Payment must be received prior to commencement of the course

Classroom course

Not scheduled at present.

How to book:

  1. Visit our online shopping cart to make your payment for the course
  2. (Alternatively) Contact us with details for invoicing. Payment must be received prior to commencement of the course

In-house course

Please contact Jenny Bond at Geocentrix to arrange a course tailored to your needs.

Registration for online course

  • First date given for each lecture is confirmed
  • Subsequent dates are provisional
  • All dates are subject to change depending on demand
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Feedback on Decoding Eurocoide 7 courses from past delegates

"Absolutely excellent. Content was very useful and informative. Lecture slides and workshop sheets very clear and well presented. Andrew was very friendly and helpful when answering questions"

"Very informative series, looking forward to the next."

"Excellent. One of the best courses I have been on in my professional career"

"Very informative and useful. Clearly presented with important points/pitfalls highlighted"

"Excellent. Very interactive. Enoyed it"

 

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Decoding Eurocode 7

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Understanding geotechnical design

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