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Civil Engineering Seminars

Programme of Civil Engineering seminars for 2011/2012 (this page is updated regularly, i.e. as soon as new talks have been confirmed):

Date Time Presenter(s) Topic Area Venue
19 Oct 2011 18:00 for 18:30
(light refreshments provided)
Professor David Nethercot (Imperial College London)
An ICE Coventry & Warwickshire and IstructE Midland Counties Branch Event 2011/2012
Engineers in a sustainable world (download the flyer)
Watch the presentation here!!!
Structures R0.21, Ramphal Building (see the map)
2 Nov 2011 16:00 Professor Deric Oehlers (The University of Adelaide) A new mechanics approach for reinforced concrete – why the current empirical approach has severely held back the development of reinforced concrete (download abstract and note about the speaker) Structures A401
23 Nov 2011 16:15

Dr Yong-Sung Park
(Department of Civil Engineering, University of Dundee)

Three breaking solitary waves (download the abstract) Water A206a
12 Jan 2012 17:00

Dr Salvatore Russo
(Iuav University of Venice, Italy)

Structural application of PFRP materials: a state-of-the-art and challenges in Italy through new research (download the abstract and note about the speaker) Structures A401
23 May 2012 15:30

1. Mr James Hart (15:30-16:00)

2. Mr Yunyu Yin (16:00-16:30)

1. Longitudinal Dispersion Coefficients within Turbulent and Transitional Pipe Flow (download the paper)

2. Research on Modal Parameters Identification and Internal Load (download abstract)



8 June 2012 15:00

1. Mr N. S. Mathura

2. Mr B. Zafari

3. Dr J. Qureshi

1. N. S. Mathura and J. T. Mottram, ‘Laterally unrestrained bolt bearing strength: Plain pin and threaded values’.
2. B. Zafari and J. T. Mottram, ‘Effect of orientation on the pin-bearing strength for bolted connections in bolted joints’.
3. J. Qureshi and J. T. Mottram, ‘Moment-rotation behaviour of beam-to-column joints for simple frames of pultruded shapes.’
Structures A401

20 June


1. Ms Hover, Eyre (15:00-15:20)

2. Dr Gislain Lipeme Kouyi (University of Lyon) (15:20-16:00)

1. Investigation of tube sampling disturbance using transparent soil and PIV

2. Laboratory of Civil and Environmental Engineering – LGCIE
INSA / University of Lyon