"Eurocodes: a tool for building safety and reliability enhancement" workshop

EU-Russia cooperation on standardisation for construction

Eurocodes: a tool for building safety and reliability enhancement

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Objectives

The workshop was intended to be an information broker event for gathering and making available information on the EU and Russia Standardization and Certification Systems for construction. The following main objectives were pursued:

  • Presentation of the European Standardization and Certification System, of the basic concepts of the EN Eurocodes and of the prepared tools for their implementation (training courses, designer's guides, worked examples, handbooks, manuals, design aids, software).
  • Overview of the possibilities for co-operation in reducing the divergences in standardization and in achieving improved building design from integrated safety and security viewpoint.
  • Identification of the specific needs for enhanced business and technical cooperation between EU and Russia.
  • Setting-up of a network of institutes/experts aiming at information exchange and scientific and technical cooperation.

The Workshop was organised by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) and the Russian Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology with the support of the Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the World Academy of Sciences for Complex Security (WASCS).

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Workshop presentations

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Friday, 10 October 2008

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Additional material

ENRU
Worskhop programmeenglish/russian (4.0MB) english/russian (4.0MB)
Workshop posterenglish (395kB) russian (432kB)
 
Leaflets and booklets
The role of EN 1990: the key head Eurocodeenglish russian( 5.8MB)
The Eurocodes: Use outside EUenglish (4.2MB) russian (4.0MB)
The Eurocodes: What are they?english (732kB)

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