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Evening Lecture: The Design and Construction of the new RCSI Education Building at York Street

In this lecture, Mr. Edward Lyons, Chartered Engineer, O’Connor Sutton Cronin Consulting Engineers (OCSC), will outline the challenges faced by the design and construction teams in the delivery of this complex and state-of-the-art facility

For full details see our Flyer

Date: Tuesday 5th June 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

 

Confirmed Evening Lectures 2018

  • June 5th, Design and Construction of the Royal College of Surgeons Building at York Street.  Venue DIT – tea/coffee from 6pm. Lecture starts 6.30pm.
  • October 23rd, Structural Design of Theme Park Attractions. Annual IStructE/EI/ICS Cork lecture. Venue Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork – tea/coffee from 6pm. Lecture starts 6.30pm.
  • November 13th, Structural Safety and Failings. Venue DIT – tea/coffee from 6pm. Lecture starts 6.30pm.
  • We have a number of other Evening Lectures to be confirmed shortly for 2018.  Details will be posted shortly.

Evening Lecture: Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB’s) – Planning for 2020

This timely evening lecture will provide up-to-date information on these proposed significant changes to the Building Regulations which will be highly relevant to Structural Engineers and related professionals. Attendance is highly recommended.

For full details see our flyer

Date: Tuesday 15 May 2018

Venue: DIT Bolton St.

Time: 18:00 (Tea/Coffee from 17:30)

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

Further Info: Daniel Coleman, Chartered Engineer (01) 2940800 daniel.coleman@rod.ie

 

Presentations from the Evening can be downloaded here:

NZEB Link 1

NZEB Link 2

Chartered Membership Examination Preparation Course 2018 

The Institution of Structural Engineers’ Chartered Membership Examination tasks you with demonstrating the validity of your training and experience. Examiners must be satisfied that you have conveyed an understanding of structural engineering principles, an ability to initiate and communicate structural design and provide an effective solution to a structural design problem.

The examination is seven hours in duration. You must answer one question from a choice of five. All questions have two sections and BOTH parts of the question must be satisfactorily answered to achieve a pass.

Preparation Course 2018

The Chartered Member (CM) Prep course this year will run for 4 weeks commencing on Tuesday, 10th April 2018 in Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street from 6:00 to 9:30pm, with a short recess approximately half way through.

The dates are:
• Tuesday 10th April 2018
• Tuesday 17th April 2018
• Tuesday 24th April 2018
• Tuesday 1st May 2018

The course fee is €300 for members of the Institution and €500 for non-members.

If you are interested in participating in this course please return the booking form(linked as “further information” below) to orla.mannion@arup.com before 28 March 2018.

Further information can be downloaded by clicking here or by copying the following address into your internet browser http://www.istructe.org/istructe/regions/files/Ireland/832018165312.pdf

If you wish to respond to this email please contact orla.mannion@arup.com

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