Modulus is pleased to be delivering the IStructE CM Examination Preparation Course at the Abbey Centre (hosted for many years at Westminster College)
We are now taking bookings for the Autumn 2019 course. The booking form is at the bottom of this page.
If you have any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The pass rate for course delegates taking the July 2018 examination was 60%, this compares well to the typical pass rate of 35% (July 2018 data not yet published).
Aims and Objectives
This course is intended for structural engineers making final preparations to sit the chartered membership examination. There will be guidance, hints and tips for preparing and sitting the examination in the following areas:
Preparing and exam technique
Key issues to address in answering questions
Options and solutions for concrete and steel superstructure and sub-structures
Review of past papers
Programme – Autumn 2019 Course
|9 Oct 2019||Joseph Moores||When I took the exam…||An account of sitting the exam including preparation, practice and how a question was answered|
|16 Oct 2019||Paul Perry||Steelwork Solutions||* Steel options
* “Rule of thumb” for analysis and design
* Steel floors, beams, columns, portals and grades
|23 Oct 2019||Owen Brooker||Concrete and Timber Solutions||* Concrete floor options
* Timber floor options
* Quick analysis methods
* Quick concrete design
|30 Oct 2019||Paul Perry||Transfer Structures||* Single interrupted column
* Transition between grids
* Building over tunnel / sewer
* Vierendeel beams / plate girders
|6 Nov 2019||Paul Perry||Foundations||* Types
* Pile / pads / underpinning
|13 Nov 2019||Owen Brooker||Stability and Framing||* Load transfer diagrams
* Functional framing diagrams
* Stability Systems
|20 Nov 2019||Paul Perry||Basements and Retaining Walls||* Basement; design concepts
* Basement; construction sequence
* Retaining Walls; at ramps & sloping sites
|27 Nov 2019||Owen Brooker||Past Papers||* Identifying key issues
* Developing solutions
|4 Dec 2019||Paul Perry||Methods Statements and Programmes||* Logical sequence of events
* Method statements, sway and temporary works
* Programming, estimate timings for sub- and super-struture
|11 Dec 2019||Paul Perry||The letter, drawings & design appraisal||* Letter writing tips
* Drawings “rules of thumb”
* Report appraisal writing tips
Please note that on occasions it may be necessary to adjust the programme and speakers.
If you have any difficulties with the payment pages or if you require any further details please do not hesitate to contact us.
The Abbey Centre
The Wash House Annex
(34 Gt Smith St, London SW1P 3BU)
18:15 to 20:30
Where provided by the speaker a pdf copy of the notes will be available, usually in advance.
Phone: 01256 768588
Alan Wood & Partners
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