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Seminar - Demolition and Structural Refurbishment

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Stirling Court Hotel

University of Stirling

Airthrey Road

Stirling

FK9 4LA

United Kingdom

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This half day seminar focusses on structural alterations, focussing on the partial demolition, alteration and replacement of structural components as may be required to suit change of use. This is an important and challenging area of structural engineering.

This seminar will cover demolition techniques and hazards for a range of structural forms, from space frames to simple slappings.

Guidance will be provided on undertaking suitable desktop study to understand the existing structure, and development of temporary works to ensure structural stability throughout the process.

This seminar is expected to be of interest to all engineers who are involved in structural alterations, as well as temporary works designers, Contractors, and SER Certifiers.

The seminar will be led by Charles Treasure, a specialist in temporary works and demolition with over 40 years experience in the field

Programme


14.30 Registration

15.00 Session 1

  • General Principles of demolition

  • Structural hazards in Demolition including flat Slabs, modified structures, and large panel precast.

  • Demolition of Complex Structures, including arches, prestressed members and space frames.

  • Principles of Refurbishment, including site investigation, document research, understanding of existing structure, and maintenance of lateral restraint.

16.30 Break

17.00 Session 2

  • Formation of Openings in Masonry Walls (slappings), including types of wall, risk factors, and temporary propping

  • Temporary Works for demolition and refurbishment, including management of temporary works, protection of assets, vertical and lateral support.

19.00 Finish

Speaker Details

Charles Treasure is a chartered structural and civil engineer, specialising in temporary works and demolition. He started on site as a junior engineer in 1967, before studying Engineering Science and Economics.

He started temporary works design in 1976, and worked for 2 national main contractors, and then Wentworth House Partnership, a leading temporary works design consultancy. A large part of this work has been involved in demolition, including extensive work for Keltbray, the nation’s leading demolition contractor. He was responsible for all the temporary works for the refurbishment of the old head office of the Bank of Scotland.

His biggest challenge in recent years has been designing temporary works for the demolition and refurbishment of London Bridge Station.

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Stirling Court Hotel

University of Stirling

Airthrey Road

Stirling

FK9 4LA

United Kingdom

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