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Evening Lecture: The Design and Construction of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Stadium

In this lecture, Mr. Sean Breen, Chartered Engineer, Malachy Walsh and Partners, will outline the challenges faced by the design and construction teams in the delivery of this fantastic facility which hosted its first inter-county hurling and football championship games in the Summer of 2017.

For full details see our flyer

Date: Tuesday 6th March 2018

Venue: DIT Bolton St.

Time: 18:30, Tea/Coffee from 18:00

Further Info: Kieran Ruane, Chartered Engineer (086) 1938642 kieran.ruane@cit.ie

CPD: The Design and Selection of the correct Helical Products

Masonry Fixings and ACOL Ltd in association with Sure CPS Group will present a CPD on the design and selection of the correct Helical Products for Conservation projects

Presenters
Jonathan Thomas  Technical Director at Quickbase Foundation Systems (Engineer with 20 years experience of specifying & installing helical material)
Terry Foster  Sure CPS ( Mech Engineer with 25 years experience of specifying, installing and manufacturing helical material)

The Presentation will cover:
Influences that make buildings crack.
Identification  and assessment of the damage.
Production of helical product.
Testing.
Certification.
Advantages of helical product.
Basic Structural considerations.
Identifying the appropriate product to repair the damage.
Repair Methods.
Reference Projects.
Other related products.

The Participant will take away a better understanding of why buildings crack, identifying the reasons and having a little knowledge of what can be done to repair the damage.

 

Location: Acol site office. Rear 22 St Stephens Green Dublin 2 (Lane next to Cliff Townhouse Restaurant)

Date: Wednesday February 21, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Please register here

 

 

Seismic Summit by Engineers without Borders Ireland (EWB)

A one day gathering of internationally recognised experts in the fields of Seismic Engineering, Post‐Earthquake Reconstruction and Building Conservation

There is an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Ireland host a one day gathering of internationally recognised experts in the field of Seismic Resistant Construction Techniques, Post-Disaster Reconstruction and Building Conservation particularly in remote and developing communities.

Venue: Wood Quay Venue, DCC Civic Offices,

Date: 14th of March in Dublin

Time: 09:00 to 15:00

Register Here

Download Seismic Summit PDF

IStructE February Newsletter

Newsletter No. 29

Contains:

  • Chairman’s Address
  • Young Members Group
  • Invite to the Annual Dinner at Trinity College
  • Design, Disasters and Development
  • Modular Construction, Low to High Rise: Some Assembly Required
  • CIT Structural Engineering Society Trip to London

Download on pdf

Technical Meeting: CHERNOBYL – NEW SAFE CONFINEMENT

The meeting will cover the background to the disaster, the Lancashire connection and the key design decisions.

Particularly it will address the construction methodology based on the environment and condition of the existing sarcophagus.

 

 

For full details see our flyer

Date: Tuesday 30th January 2018

Venue: DIT Bolton Street, Dublin

Time: Refreshments from 6pm, Lecture at 6:30

Free, All Welcome!

Evening Lecture: The Design and Construction of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Stadium

 

In this lecture, Mr. Sean Breen, Chartered Engineer, Malachy Walsh and Partners, will outline the challenges faced by the design and construction teams in the delivery of this fantastic facility which hosted its first inter-county hurling and football championship games in the Summer of 2017.

For full details see our Flyer

Date: Tuesday 21st November 2017

Venue: Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Time: 19:00, Tea/Coffee from 18:30

Further Info: Kieran Ruane, Chartered Engineer (086) 1938642 kieran.ruane@cit.ie

or John J. Murphy, Chartered Engineer (021) 4326741   john.justinmurphy@cit.ie

Notice of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

Date: Tuesday 12th Dec 2017

Time: 17:30 – 18:00

Venue: DIT, Bolton Street Rm 251

Minutes for the 2016 AGM will be available on the day or by e-mailed request to the Honorary Secretary;  info@istructe.ie

Agenda Details available here

Evening Lecture: The Design and Construction of Mersey Gateway Bridge

Mersey Bridge Flyer Dub
For full details see our Flyer

Date: Tuesday 12th Dec 2017

Time: 18:30, Tea/Coffee from 18:00

Presented by: Mr. Paul Sanders, Chartered Engineer, Director COWI

Further Info: Kieran Ruane, Chartered Engineer     (086) 1938642     kieran.ruane@cit.ie

Admission FREE          Booking Not Necessary         Non-Members Welcome

Evening Lecture: Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre

Yiorgis Yerolymbos

Image: Yiorgis Yerolymbos

 

This talk will give a whistle-stop tour of the project, then focus in on the structural engineering innovations – from the visible to the invisible – which we hope will help the cultural center bring enjoyment and delight to the public; now, and for many years to come.

For full details see our Flyer

Date: Tuesday 26th Sept 2017

Time: 18:30

Venue: DIT, Bolton Street Rm 281

Presented by: Dr Pete Winslow CEng MIStructE

Further Info: info@istructe.ie

Admission FREE          Booking Not Necessary         Non-Members Welcome

 

 

Presentations now available on YouTube

To see our full series of presentations please visit our YouTube channel

IStructE Ireland

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