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IPHA 2017 Technical Seminar open for registration

The topic of the IPHA 2017 Technical seminar is:

“Hollowcore Slab and Floor Design – background and examples”

The biennial Technical Seminar is an opportunity for structural engineers to discuss structural design aspects of hollowcore in the broadest sense. This Technical Seminar 2017 focuses on educating the young engineer and the professional engineer in field of structural design of hollowcores. With this course IPHA wants to Continue reading

BIM in focus on IPHA Technical Seminar

The bi-annual IPHA Technical Seminar was held under the headline ‘HOLLOWCORE DESIGN & BIM’ on October 21 and 22 2015.

The two-days Technical Seminar was held in the grand new hotel and conference centre Clarion Hotel Malmo Live, in Malmo Sweden.
The first day concentrated on BIM – Building Information Modelling. We heard about the Architect’s and the Contractor’s view on BIM. Market leaders within this BIM technology I-Theses, Precast Software Engineering, Tekla and Strusoft all informed the 80 participants of their view and development in this field.
The day also included a visit to the concert hall in the hotel and conference centre headed by the contractor Skanska.

On day two presentations were given on subject such as Slim floor construction with hollowcore, Transmission length and shear in hollowcore, CE-marking, Shear of hollowcore slabs with topping, Seismic performance of hollowcore, Project Holcofire update, fib recommendations update and EN1168 new revision update.  Before the start of day one and after the end of day two all delegates were invited to visit the OpenBIM Studio of BIM Equity A/S.

Carsten Friberg