£260 + VAT
£235 + VAT (TRADA members)
Duration - One day

Building upon the essentials workshop on design to Eurocode 5 this course is aimed at engineers who have had some experience with timber structures. The day starts with an introduction to fasteners which then develops into the EC5 method of connection calculations.

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Eurocode 5: Connections course

You should attend this course if you are an:

  • Engineer
  • Engineering technician.

The course covers:

  • Introduction to fasteners
  • Introduction to connections
  • Dowel type fasteners
  • Introduction to Johansen theory: embedment strength and yield moment
  • Axial effects and the rope effect
  • Calculation of lateral load capacities
  • Fastener spacing rules
  • Effective number of fasteners
  • Moment connections. 

Printed worked examples will be distributed free of charge on the day and will serve as invaluable future references.