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IStructE - The Future of Eurocodes
Thu 18 May 2017, 18:30 – 21:00 BST
The Western Counties Regional Group invites you to a free evening presentation on the Future of Eurocodes.
Alasdair Beal is a Principal Associate with Thomasons Ltd, Leeds. After graduating from Glasgow University, he joined Freeman, Fox & Partners, designing long span bridges, before moving into building design. Since 1981 he has worked for Thomasons, working on new structures, historic buildings and a wide variety of engineering problems.
Alasdair’s first technical paper was on limit state design, published in 1979. He has had 30 papers published on codes of practice, structural design and engineering (see www.anbeal.co.uk). These have included an international symposium paper on Eurocode 7 (1996), papers on Eurocode 2 (1999 and 2009), ‘Eurocodes in Britain: the questions that still need answering’ (2010) and ‘A history of safety factors’ (2011).