Eurocode 5: Connections course


Course price per delegate -  £340 + VAT
Course date - 18 September 2024
This course is being delivered via Microsoft Teams. 

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.



Our Capabilities

BM TRADA is a certification body and training provider and does not provide any consultancy during public or private training. 

Although trainers will answer questions and provide information on best practices during the course, they do not provide specific consultancy, nor solutions or advice relating to organization issues.