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Structures & Civil Engineering

Structures & Civil Engineering

5 days
PGP/CIVILENG
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Technical staff from owners or engineering contractors, involved in projects.

Level

  • Foundation
  • 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,
  • perform basic calculations on steel and concrete structures,
  • analyze civil subcontractor bids and select the most reliable and effective bidder.
Course Content

FOUNDATION DESIGN

1 day

  • Surface foundations technology. Sizing. Anchoring. Foundation stability.
  • Verification of required surface and applied pressure. Soil stability and resistance.
  • Deep foundations. Connection between piles and above-ground foundations.

CONCRETE STRUCTURE DESIGN

1 day

  • Definition of terms and key characteristics of civil works. Design parameters.
  • Characteristics of materials used.
  • Principle of resistance of concrete structures. Limit states calculation. Evaluation of concrete behavior under compression, bending, shearing. Determination of reinforcements. Importance of steel adherence and covering.
  • Typical design specification sent to subcontractor. Evaluation of bid response.

STEEL STRUCTURE DESIGN

2 days

  • Main elements of a steel structure. 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 design specification sent to subcontractor. Evaluation of bid response.

STRUCTURE RESISTANCE TO FIRE RADIATION & BLAST OVERPRESSURE

0.5 day

  • Structural behavior of wall and beams under fire radiation and blast overpressure. Design of blast resistant building.

ON SITE WORK CONTROLS

0.5 day

  • Key control parameters for steel structures and concrete structures. Concrete manufacturing controls.
Ways & Means
  • Understanding technology and design with various applications & exercises.
  • Review of civil and structure works in existing Refining & Chemical facilities.