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Temporary Works in Construction Research Symposium - 5th September 2017 (August 2017)

Venue: Northumbria University, Newcastle

You are invited to attend the inaugural temporary works in construction research symposium

Background
All completed civil engineering projects experience several temporary states during their construction.  Yet the specific issues of these temporary states, and the temporary works that are often required to support them or give access, are relatively little studied. 

This inaugural symposium, supported by the Temporary Works Forum (TWf), is an opportunity to help steer the future research focus of the temporary works sector.

Details
If you would like to attend (there is no charge) please contact Vikki Edmondson (vikki.edmondson@northumbria.ac.uk).  

AGENDA:

Session 1

S. Marchand

  • Stability of Cranage and Construction Plant with Particular Reference to Tower Cranes.

R. Creamer

  • Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Project

H. Curtis & S. Thomas

  • Temporary Stabilisation of Weak Saturated Excavation Using Novel Ground Strengthening Techniques

Session 2

M. Zakaria B

  • Performance Analysis of Rebar Cages.

J. Stanforth

  • Linton Bridge Stabilisation Solutions.

S. Thomas & P.A. Iglesia

  • Seaforth Passage Widening Temporary Ground Water Control and Pore Pressure Relief

J. Creasy

  • Automated Revit Structural Component Placement Using Dynamo

Panel Discussion

  • Issues Raised in Presentations

Sandpit

  • Research Questions in Temporary Works

Closing

  • Discussion and Plan of Action

 

Posted, 18.8.17