EDMUND BOOTH'S CV

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RESOURCES

EXPERIENCE

The consultancy was founded in 1995. Since that time, its work has included the following.

Before starting the practice, its principal, Edmund Booth, was Designated Seismic Specialist in London for the Ove Arup Partnership, where he was involved in a very wide range of building, industrial, offshore and other civil engineering structures.

THE HAITI EARTHQUAKE OF JANUARY 2010

In April 2010, Edmund Booth led a three person team to Port-au-Prince to investigate some aspects of this earthquake, under the banner of EEFIT, the UK’s earthquake engineering field investigation team.  The team’s findings have been published on the Institution of Structural Engineers website as an EEFIT report, and in a paper in the Earthquake Spectra special issue on Haiti.  An archive of the team’s photos, with locations shown on the Google Earth map of Haiti, can be accessed by clicking here.

EFFECT OF THE 2001 BHUJ, INDIA EARTHQUAKE ON HERITAGE BUILDINGS

In March 2001, Edmund Booth and Professor Rabindra Vasavada conducted surveys of  buildings on major heritage sites which had been affected by the Bhuj earthquake. Their findings and observations are reported here.

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY

Edmund Booth Consulting Engineer exists to provide high level advice on the seismic design, analysis and assessment of building, industrial, nuclear and other types of structure.  It is based on the 43 years experience of Edmund Booth in civil and structural engineering, and his involvement of 35 years in seismic engineering.  Edmund Booth is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and chair of the British Standards Institution’s committee on the seismic Eurocode, EC8.  He presented the 16th Mallet Milne lecture in 2017 - click here for a podcast.

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PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY

RESOURCES

EXPERIENCE

THE HAITI EARTHQUAKE OF JANUARY 2010

EFFECT OF THE 2001 BHUJ, INDIA EARTHQUAKE ON HERITAGE BUILDINGS

CONTACT DETAILS

CONTACT DETAILS

Edmund Booth, Consulting Engineer

2 Miswell Cottages

Icknield Way

Tring HP23 4JU

UK


Mobile  07747 698 502 (+44 7747 698 502 outside UK)

NB: the landline (01442 891 007) will soon be disconnected.

e-mail: edmund@booth-seismic.co.uk

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