Coastal Structures and Design training course

Develop your knowledge of coastal structures design and asset management with our upcoming training course on Thursday 5 August.

Coastal Structures and design Book your place here

5 August 2021

This course is aimed at coastal practitioners who need to know more about coastal engineering design, including standards, criteria and calculations for conceptual design.

What does the course cover?

Attending this one-day course will develop your knowledge of coastal engineering design, including criteria, calculations and conceptual design. You will also be introduced to the standards used to select design criteria, including loads, risk and lifetime considerations.

The course also provides information on the techniques used to undertake design calculations and will include advice on wave overtopping calculations.

By the end of the course you will understand how technical approaches can be applied, allowing coastal asset owners and planners to review coastal engineering reports and perform simple checks to verify design parameters.

About the trainers

Graham Kenn

Graham has over 20 years’ consultancy experience, working on the detailed design, options appraisal and strategy development for numerous coastal and fluvial defence schemes around the UK. He has extensive coastal engineering design expertise and has developed detailed designs for beach control structures, rock armour revetments, breakwaters, causeways and sea walls. He also co-delivers the Lancaster University and JBA PgCert course on coastal erosion and flood risk management.

Alec Dane

Alec has been extensively involved in the design and analysis of numerous coastal defence structures and has recently been leading the business case development for a number of high profile coastal schemes around the UK. He has significant experience in producing sediment budgets, writing a number of papers on the subject. He is also one of the lecturers on the Lancaster University and JBA PgCert course on coastal erosion and flood risk management.

Want to know more?

Book your place for our Coastal Structures and Design course here, or for more information about this course visit our website.

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