Eurocode 5: The Essentials

£260 + VAT
£235 + VAT (TRADA members)

Course + Eurocode span tables 4th edition publication
£280 + VAT
£255 + VAT (TRADA Members)

Duration - 1 day


This one day workshop gives an introduction to the concepts of Eurocodes, comparing and contrasting the BS 5268 design approach and the Eurocodes (EC5) limit state design philosophy. Examples are used throughout the day to give essential guidance to designing to EC5.

Printed worked examples will be distributed free of charge on the day and will serve as invaluable future references. For those who require more advanced training then Eurocode 5 Connection may be of interest.
Eurocode 5: The Essentials
To express and interest or make an enquiry email or call us on:
+44 (0)1494 569 750
  • 21 June 2018, Exova BM TRADA, High Wycombe
Course details

You should attend this course if you are:

  • an engineer
  • an engineering technician
  • interested in the design and/or checking of timber structures to EC5

The course covers:

  • introduction to base and loadings Eurocodes
  • introduction to BS EN 1995 (Eurocode 5, timber design)
  • material properties, introductions to BS EN 338 (solid timber), BS EN 1194 (glulam), BS EN 12369 (panel products) etc
  • design of flexural members: bending, sheer and bearing
  • deflections
  • vibrations
  • notches
  • tensile members
  • compression members
  • buckling
  • introduction to connections (section 8 of Eurocode 5 and BS En 14592)
I found this course very beneficial. Keerthi is very knowledgeable in EC5 and I now feel confident to switch from BS 5268 to EC5.
Tom Peterson, Design Engineer, Blackwell Structural Consultants
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Eurocode 5: The Essentials

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe

Timber engineering expert

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