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Technical lectures

Technical lectures by leading experts on issues in structural engineering are available to download below.

 

ARBO/CRET: Introduction to the design software
Technical lecture for the Aschwanden Campus by
Dr. Stefan Lips, Director R&D, F.J. Aschwanden AG, Lyss and
Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Head of the Institute of Civil Engineering,
Lucerne University Faculty of Technology & Architecture, Horw

> Technical lecture ARBO/CRET Introduction design software 09-2019 (PDF in German)


CRET "Connecting building elements with shear load connectors"
Lecture given at the 2001 DEHA "State of the art" seminar series in Germany
by Prof. em. Dr. U. Oelhafen

> CRET Technical lecture – Connecting building elements with shear load connectors (PDF in German)

ARBO/CRET: Introduction to the design software
Technical lecture for the Aschwanden Campus by
Dr. Stefan Lips, Director R&D, F.J. Aschwanden AG, Lyss and
Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Head of the Institute of Civil Engineering,
Technology & Architecture, Horw

> Technical lecture ARBO/CRET Introduction to the design software 09-2019 (PDF in German)
 

ARBO thermally insulating reinforcement units – Notes on design
Technical lecture given by Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AG, Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Lucerne University Faculty of
Technology & Architecture, Prof. Dr. Urs Bopp and Prof. Dr. Marcel Steiner, Institute of Technology of the Northwest Switzerland University of Applied Sciences

> ARBO thermally insulating reinforcement units - Notes on design (PDF in German)

ARBO-Seismic
A thermally insulating reinforcement element for the earthquake-proof design of balconies
(design by the Engineering Services department of F.J. Aschwanden AG.)
Dr. Albin Kenel, Institute of Technology, Rapperswil

>ARBO-Seismic technical lecture (PDF in German)

SILENT - Impact sound-reducing load transmission elements
A new generation of impact sound-reducing load transmission elements
Technical lecture given by Prof. Dr. Ing. Urs Bopp SIA / VDI and Prof. Dr. sc. math. Marcel Steiner,
Institute of Technology of the Northwest Switzerland University of Applied Sciences

> Technical lectures: SILENT -  Impact sound-reducing load transmission elements (PDF in German)


SILENT - Better impact sound reduction through a new generation of load transmission elements
Text by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Urs Bopp, Institute of Technology of the Northwest Switzerland University of Applied Sciences and Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AGBilingual special publication from Ernst&Sohn Special "Geschosswohnungsbau", June 2016, p. 79-83

> SILENT special publication - Ernst&Sohn "Geschosswohnungsbau" 2016 (PDF in German)

DURA punching shear reinforcements – Introduction to design
Technical lecture given by Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AG and Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Lucerne University Faculty of Technology & Architecture
> Technical lecture: DURA punching shear reinforcements – Introduction to design (PDF in German)


DURA punching shear reinforcement and the revised SIA 262 standard
Technical lecture given by Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel and Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AG
> Technical lecture: DURA  punching shear reinforcement and the revised SIA 262 standard (PDF in German)

ORSO design software
Technical lecture given by Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AG and
Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Lucerne University Faculty of Technology & Architecture
> Technical lecture: ORSO design software (PDF in German)


ORSO-V steel/concrete composite columns
F.J. Aschwanden AG
> Technical lecture: ORSO-V steel/concrete composite columns (PDF in German)


ORSO-B – Proof of the fire resistance of reinforced concrete columns
F.J. Aschwanden AG
> Technical lecture: ORSO-B – Proof of the fire resistance of reinforced concrete columns (PDF in German)

"Punching shear reinforcements in existing structures –  Modelling the rotational behaviour
of existing flat slabs, construction methods for prestressed steel heads"

Text by Dr. Stefan Lips, F.J. Aschwanden AG and
Prof. Dr. Albin Kenel, Lucerne University Faculty of Technology & Architecture
Special publication from TEC21 17/2016 and 18-19/2016

> Special publication TEC21 – Punching shear reinforcements in existing structures (PDF in German)