Temporary Works Design - Introduction
A one day course covering a wide variety of temporary works design principles and practical examples of good practice. 3 years practical construction experience and limited design experience is assumed of delegates.
To raise awareness of basic design principles and practical site issues.
To aid designers in producing practical designs.
To raise awareness of designers' responsibilities to consider temporary works under CDM regulations.
Use of basic design principles and design charts.
Writing design briefs,
Calculating concrete pressures and basic Formwork design: Case Study
Basic design of soffit support formwork and falsework: Case Study
Mobile crane outrigger pad design: Case Study
Case studies of accidents failures
Sources of help and information
Junior temporary works design engineers
Experienced site engineers and temporary works coordinators
Experienced site managers and site agents.
Consulting engineers involved in designing or checking temporary works schemes.
1 day (6 hours) IPD/CPD