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Geotechnical Design using Eurocode 7

Event code: 77086

This workshop will prepare structural and geotechnical engineers for the adoption of the Eurocode 7 in Singapore. After attending the workshop, the participants will be able to:
• Appreciate the design approach based on the Eurocodes
• Appreciate the geotechnical design approach based on SS EN 1997 (EC 7) and Singapore National Annexes
• Apply EC 7 for the design of spread and pile foundations; retaining structures and slope stability and embankment.

1. Overview and Geotechnical Design using Eurocode 7
• Overview of Eurocodes and Eurocode 7
• Basis of geotechnical design
• Geotechnical data and parameters
• Supervision of construction, monitoring and maintenance

2. Foundations: Spread & Pile Foundations
• Design situations and limit states
• Basis of design
• Design by calculation
• Design by testing
• Guided examples

3. Retaining Structures and Anchorage
• Design situations and limit states
• Basis of design
• Design for serviceability
• Guided examples

4. Hydraulic Failure, Overall Stability and Embankments
• Design situations and limit states
• Basis of design
• Uplift
• Hydraulic failure
• Stability of slopes
• Guided examples

ER YANG KIN SENG is currently the Technical Director (Geotechnical Engineering) at Building and Construction Authority. He is a Specialist Professional Engineer in geotechnical engineering registered with the Professional Engineers Board, and a Specialist Accredited Checker registered with the Building and Construction Authority. Er Yang Kin Seng has served as the Co-Chairman of SPRING Singapore’s Eurocodes Review Advisory Committee, and the Co-Chairman of the Technical Committee on Civil and Geotechnical Works which also oversees the adoption of Eurocode 7 on Geotechnical Design for Singapore practice.

ASSOC PROF HARRY TAN SIEW ANN lectures in the Department of Civil Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a registered Professional Engineer in Singapore and has been involved in major consulting works in Singapore and Malaysia. He is currently involved as specialist geotechnical consultant in several Land Transport Authority (LTA) projects involving very large deep excavations in difficult soil/rock ground conditions at the Marina Coastal Expressway and the Downtown Line 2 and Line 3 railway tunnels in Singapore.

ASSOC PROF ANTHONY GOH TECK CHEE lectures in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. He obtained his B.Eng (First Class Honours) and PhD from Monash University. His teaching, research and professional practice have covered many aspects of geotechnical engineering including earth retaining structures, pile foundations, slope stability, soil-structure interaction and soil liquefaction.

ASSOC PROF WONG KAI SIN graduated in 1972 with a BS degree from the University of Illinois. He received his MS and PhD degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in 1975 and 1978 respectively. He practiced geotechnical engineering in California before joining NTI in 1984. He retired from NTU in 2010 and is currently working full-time in consultancy works. His major areas of interest are deep excavations, deep foundations, slope stability, ground settlement, soil improvement, land reclamation and soil-structure interaction problems.

• Practicing Structural Engineers
• Geotechnical Specialists
• Resident Engineers
• Supervisory Personnel
• Academia

17th Run:  6, 8, 13, 15 & 20 Aug 2018
Duration: 5 evenings (15 hours)
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (Incl of GST): S$935.00
Refreshments will be provided

Certificate of Attendance (COA) will be awarded to participants who meet the attendance requirement.


PEB: Pending
IES-ACES : Pending(Structural)

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