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Civil Engineering

5 days PGP/CIVILENG
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Technical staff from engineering or contractor.
Purpose
  • This course provides an understanding of civil engineering (structures and foundations).
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • prepare and interpret civil work specifications in line with European regulations,
  • perform basic calculations on steel and concrete structures,
  • analyze civil subcontractor bids and select the most reliable and effective bidder,
  • define field work quality control plan for civil works.
Prerequisite
  • Basic knowledge of equipment used in oil & gas industry. Basics in resistance of materials.
Ways and means
  • Understanding technology and design with various applications & exercises.
  • Review of civil works in existing refining & chemical facilities.

BASIC TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION & REGULATIONS 1 day
  • Definition of terms and key characteristics of civil works. Design parameters.
  • Scope and contents of European regulations (EUROCODES).
  • Characteristics of materials used (steel, concrete). Concrete specifications and manufacture.
STEEL STRUCTURE DESIGN 1 day
  • Main elements of a steel structure (beams, poles, reinforcements). Types of structures.
  • Parameters impacting structure stability. Assembly types. Principles of determination of structure resistance to weight, equipment and weather conditions. Transmission of loads to the foundations.
  • Typical guide specification sent to a civil work subcontractor. Evaluation of bid response quality.
CONCRETE STRUCTURE DESIGN 1 day
  • Principle of resistance of concrete structures. Limit states calculation. Evaluation of concrete behavior for various efforts: compression, bending, shearing. Determination of reinforcements. Importance of steel adherence and covering.
  • Typical design specification sent to a civil work subcontractor. Evaluation of bid response.
FOUNDATION DESIGN 1 day
  • Surface foundations technology. Sizing. Anchoring. Foundation stability.
  • Verification of required surface and applied pressure. Soil stability and resistance.
  • Deep foundations, piles (type and depth). Connection between piles and above-ground foundations.
FIELD WORK CONTROLS 1 day
  • Key control parameters for steel structures and concrete structures. Concrete manufacturing controls.
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Oct 02 - 06 Martigues €2,400 Online