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Diary of Events and Courses OCTOBER 17: Steel: The Show This new series of seminars is being presented around the country at various 03: Disproportionate collapse and the revised building regulations locations. These morning seminars include discussions on vibration, Corefast, Introducing limit state design and explaining methods employed by shallow floor construction, stadia, bearing piles, fire engineering and BS5950-1:2000 for the design of members in bending, compression, tension sustainability and connections using worked examples. location: Belfast location: Birmingham cost: free cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT Non Member £280 + VAT 18: Overview of new European standards for steel construction www.steelconstruction.org 04: Edge protection on steel frame structures seminar The aim of this seminar is to prepare engineers for the intriduction of the www.easi-edge.co.uk forthcoming European steel standards that will be introduced over the next few Offering advice to the industry on proprietary edge protection solutions including years. The seminar gives a general overview of the Eurocodes with more in- ground level assembly of edge protection; stair protection and void enclosure; depth presentations of the loading (EN 1990 and EN 1991) and the steel design loading bay enclosure; fall arrest for unloading of trailers; and free standing standard, Eurocode 3. The seminar also covers the new execution standard for pedestrian and directional solutions. Examples will be given on safe installation steel structures; BS EN 1090-2, which will eventually replace BS 5950-2, procedures, reducing exposure to the hazards of installing and dismantling edge and an overview of CE Marking and the harmonised standard for protection at height. fabricated steelwork. location: Tuxford location: Huddersfield cost: free cost: Member £60.00 + VAT, Non Member £280.00 + VAT contact: pbarnes@easi-edge.co.uk contact: gillian.mitchell@steelconstruction.org 04: Preparation for Eurocodes 04: Preparation for Eurocodes Preparation for engineers in the use of Eurocode 3 covering the documentation For full details see 4 October needed for design, the design principles for steel and the major changes to location: Birmingham present practice. cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT location: Croydon Non Member £280 + VAT cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT Non Member £280 + VAT 24/25: BS 5950-1:2000 – Understanding the essential principles Introducing the concepts of limit state design before explaining in detail the 04: Angle Ring & SCI design of curved steel seminar & factory tour methods employed by BS 5950-1:2000 for the design of members in bending, www.anglering.com compression, tension and connections. This popular design course run by the SCI contains worked examples from their location: Dublin publication P281 Design of Curved Steel (a copy of which is included in the course). cost: SCI Member £320 + VAT (€500), A tour of Angle Ring’s extensive steel bending facility is included, giving an Non Member £400 + VAT (€590) insight into the methods used to shape and form steel sections, bar, tube and plate. NOVEMBER location: West Midlands cost: £40.00 + VAT 01: Steel: The Show contact: SCI For full details see October 17 location: London 05: Hospitals seminar cost: free Guidance on the design and construction of hospitals and healthcare buildings. The seminar is developed around real case examples and will introduce the 04: Preparation for Eurocodes latest methods of vibration design For full details see 4 October location: London location: Cambridge cost: free cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT Non Member £280 + VAT 10: Multi-storey steel-framed structures Showing designers how to deal with stability checks, robustness rules, and the 10: SCI Annual Dinner SLS issues such as floor vibrations giving proper consideration of such things as Guest speaker: Barry Cryer. service integration, fire resistance and construction practice. location: Landmark London, 222 Marylebone Road, London location: Dublin cost: £150 + VAT. cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT (€360), contact: l.chamberlain@steel-sci.com Non Member £280 + VAT (€400) 10/11:Ficep UK Ltd - Open House www.ficep.co.uk CONTACTS Ficep S.p.A is a manufacturer of machine tools for the steel industry. Ficep UK will be holding an annual open day where a number of materials and, Organised by Corus Construction & Industrial for the first time, a number of agency products will be exhibited, Contact: www.corusevents.com with live demonstrations taking place throughout the day. or telephone: (01724) 405060 location: Leeds cost: free or email: events@corusgroup.com contact: info@ficep.co.uk Organised by The Steel Construction Institute 17: Portal frame solutions Contact: www.steel-sci.org/courses This course aims to provide in-depth coverage of the main issues surrounding or telephone: (01344) 636500 the analysis, design and detailing of portal frames. location: Leeds Organised by The British Constructional cost: SCI Member £220 + VAT Steelwork Association Non Member £280 + VAT (€400) Contact: see individual event details 38 NSC October 2006


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