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Designing with Glass as a Structural Material

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

47-58 Bastwick Street

London

EC1V 3PS

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Aim

This half day course focuses on the design and detailing of structural glass elements.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognise the performance of glass as a structural material
  • Apply current methodology of designing structural glass elements that is based on limit state theory
  • Design simple structural elements in glass
  • Specify structural glass elements
  • Inspect and maintain structural glass elements

Tutor

Chris O’Regan is a principal structural engineer at AECOM Ltd., London. As a graduate structural engineer he was trained at Dewhurst MacFarlane & Partners, where he first started designing structural glass elements. In 2012, he revised the Institution’s Structural use of glass in buildings, bringing it in line with current methods of design, construction and maintenance of glass structures.

Intended for

Experienced structural engineers who are well-versed in the design of more traditional materials such as steel, concrete and timber using current codes of practice.

Entry criteria

Practising structural engineers with at least one year’s postgraduate experience or members of the postgraduate studies academic community.

Associated Publication

Structural use of glass in buildings 2nd ed.

Many of our courses have an associated, Institution-published manual or guide. Enjoy an exclusive 50% discount on a printed copy of the publication when you attend this course.​

Email your request to library@istructe.org before the course, attaching your Eventbrite ticket as proof of participation.



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