Eurocode 5: Connections course

This one day 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 Eurocode 5 method of connection calculations.

You should attend this course if you are an:

  • Engineer
  • Engineering technician

Course content

  • 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.


Course prices

£305 + VAT
£275 + VAT (TRADA members)

Course dates

12 October 2020 - BM TRADA, High Wycombe