Lecture on “The Importance of Concept Design in the Design and Construction of Bridges” [25.03.2011]
- All Members,
Indian Society of Structural Engineers (ISSE) in association with The Institution of Engineers India, Maharashtra State Centre (IEI, MSC) & Structural Department, (VJTI) cordially invites you for an evening lecture on “The Importance of Concept Design in the Design and Construction of Bridges” by Shri.Seshadri Srinivasan, Consulting Engineer, UK. Details are as under :
Date : Friday, 25th March 2011
Venue: Auditorium of Institution of Engineers Maharashtra State Centre, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai.
Time : 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
5:30 To 6:00 - Registration
6:00 to 6:05 - Welcome by Shri.S.G. Dharmadhikari, President, ISSE.
6:05 to 6:10 - Introduction of speaker by Dr.V.V.Nori
6:10 to 8:00 - The Importance of Concept Design in the Design and Construction of Bridges by Shri.Seshadri Srinivasan, Consulting Engineer, UK
8:00 to 8:15 - Question Answers
8:15 to 8:30 - Presentation by sponsor
8:30 Onwards - Dinner
About the Speaker
Shri.Sheshadri Srinivasan is one of the world’s leading bridge and special structures designers, and is responsible for the concept, design and successful implementation of many prestigious projects which have been acclaimed for their combination of aesthetic grace and structural efficiency.
He has an exceptional oeuvre of a wide range of structures, buildings, stadia, long-span roofs and bridges of all forms; many have been borne out of very particular circumstance giving rise to a rarely rivalled range of unique projects. Though varied, the projects have a consistent personal style which embodies the highest level of engineering excellence in concept, technical innovation, delivery economy and aesthetics.
His innovations in analytical methods and construction techniques have been used extensively on his projects and by the industry, with considerable success and economy. He has taken advanced techniques and introduced them to developing countries.
His singular contribution is to work in a context where competition and economy dominate, but by technical skill and experience, produce structures which are more economic than his competitors but also of intriguing form and aesthetic excellence. He has changed and continues to challenge the perception of what an Engineer does and can create and contribute to society.
In his almost five decades long engineering career, Srinivasan has been exceptionally focussed in realising his dream of emulating great engineers of the past by adopting a holistic approach to the design and construction of structures. His achievements in realising his landmark designs place him ahead of his contemporaries in the Art of Structural Design.
Registration is FREE but NECESSARY.
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