Teaching vocation

IDEAM shows its commitment with excellence in education involving its engineers in the teaching and training of future Civil Engineers.

Professionals

Francisco Millanes Mato is the Chair Professor of Special Steel Structure and Steel&Concrete Composite Structures at the Technical School of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Luis Matute Rubio is an Associate Professor of Special Steel Structure and Steel&Concrete Composite Structures at the Technical School of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Miguel Ortega Cornejo is an Associate Professor of Special Steel Structure and Steel&Concrete Composite Structures at the Technical School of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Carlos Gordo Monsó is an Associate Professor at the Dpto. of Terrain Morphology and Engineering at the Technical School of Civil Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Normative development

IDEAM's involvement in normative development, in collaboration with the Public Administrations, is denoted by its participation in the draw-up of the following regulatory codes:

National Annex of Eurocode 0. EN 1990 "Basis of structural design"
National Annex of Eurocode 1. EN 1991: "Actions on structures"

EN 1991-1-1: "General actions. Densities, self-weight, imposed loads on buildings"
EN 1991-1-3: "General actions. Snow loads"
EN 1991-1-4: "General actions. Wind load"
EN 1991-1-5: "General actions. Thermal actions"
EN 1991-1-6: "General actions. Actions during execution"
EN 1991-1-7: "General actions. Accidental actions"
EN 1991-2: "General actions. Traffic loads on bridges"

"Structural code", a standard for the design of concrete, Steel and Steel-concrete composite structures. Currently submitted to the Ministry of Public Works for its review and publication (2013).

"Guide for the fatigue design of Steel and Steel-concrete composite roadway bridges to Eurocodes (EN 1991, EN 1992, EN 1993 and EN 1994)". Currently submitted to the General Roads Authority of the Ministry of Public Works for its review and publication (2014-present).

"Application manual of Eurocode 7 (EN 1997) to the design of foundations in readworks". Currently submitted to the General Roads Authority of the Ministry of Public Works for its review and publication (2014-present).

"IAP11: Actions on roadway bridges". Published by the General Roads Authority of the Ministry of Public Works (2007-2010).

Update of the clauses in the Bill of General Prescriptions regarding roadway bridges and structures. Currently submitted to the General Roads Authority of the Ministry of Public Works for its review and publication (2007-2012)).

EAE: Constructional Steel code". Published by the Ministry of Public Works(2005-2011).

"EHE-08: Structural concrete code". Published by the Ministry of Public Works(2005-2011)

"RPX-95: Recommendations for the design of Steel-concrete roadway bridges". Published by the MInistry of Public Works(1992-1995).

RPM-95: Recommendations for the design of Steel roadway bridges". Published by the Ministry of Public Works(1992-1995).

Scientific committees and work groups

IDEAM has extensive experience as a member of scientific committees, work groups and development groups of Eurocodes, playing a very active role in research and development in all of them. The main groups where IDEAM has participated or is partipating are the following:

Project Team SC4.T1 responsible for the drafting of the revision of Eurocode 4: composite (steel and concrete) structures, parts EN 1994-1-1: general rules and rules for buildings, EN 1994-1-2: fire and EN 1994-2: composite bridges.

Project Team SC10.T2 responsible for the drafting of Annex A2 of EN 1990 "Basic of structural design" Bridges annex.

Project Team SC1.T4 responsible for the drafting of EN 1991-1-1-5 Thermal Actions

European Work Group CEN/TC250/SC4/WG of Eurocode EN 1994-2: Steel-concrete composite bridges.

European Work Group CEN/TC250/SC3/WG of Eurocode EN 1993-2: Steel bridges.

European Work Group CEN/TC250/SC3/WG of Eurocode EN 1993-1-9: Fatigue in steel structures.

European Project Team CEN/TC250/SC8/W65 Eurocode 8 of concrete structures.

European Project Team CEN/TC250/SC8/W66 Eurocode 8 of bridges.

Expert Group for the coordination of the CENT/TC250 European Commitee: Horizontal Group Bridges" with the CEN/TC167: "Structural bearings".

Subcommitee AEN7CTN140/SC3: "Eurocode 3: Design of Steel structures", mirror group of the Eurocode 3 CEN250/SC3 European Subcommittee.

Subcommittee AEN/CTN140/SC4: "Eurocode 4: Design of Steel-concrete composite structures" mirror group of the Eurocode 4 CEN250/SC4 European Subcommittee. Presidency since 2017.

Subcommittee AEN/CTN140/SC1: "Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures", mirror group of the Eurocode 1 CEN250/SC1 European Subcommittee.

Subcommittee AEN/CTN140/SC8: "Eurocode 8: Design of structures for earthquake resistance", mirror group of the Eurocode 8 CEN250/SC8 European Subcommittee.

"Horizontal Group: Bridges" of Spain, mirror group of the European "Horizontal Group: Bridges".

Permanent Commission on Steel.

AEN/CTC-084 Technical Commission for the certification of elements, components and the on-site installation of formwork, shoring and bolstering of Steel and concrete bridges and structures. Commission presided by Francisco Millanes.

Consulting commission for the EMC certificate of Steel structures.

Scientific and reviewing committee of "Hormigón y Acero", a quarterly publication with the latest research and development in Steel and concrete.

Bridges and structures commission for the National Association of Auscultation and Technical Management Systems of Infrastructures (Ausigeti).

Commission 4 of ACHE (Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): "Use and Maintenance of Structures"". Commission presided by Miguel Ortega, from 2012 to 2017.

Commission 4 of ACHE (Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): Work Group 2: Bearings, expansion joint and drainagae in bridges.

Commission 4 of ACHE (Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): Work Group 3: Retrofit of restraint devices.

Commission 4 of ACHE Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): Work Group 4: Bridges Maintenance plans.

Commission 4 of ACHE Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): Work Group 5: Protection, repair and strengthening of concrete bridges (currently in progress).

Commission 4 of ACHE Scientific Association of Structural Concrete): Work Group 6. Building Maintenance plans (currently in progress).

Commission 6 of ACHE. Steel and Concrete Composite & Concrete structures and Project Team 6-6: examples of steel and steel-concrete structures with Eurocodes.

Consulting committee for the Chair of Structural Steel, School of Architecture (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid).

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