Designers' Guide to EN 1990 Eurocode: Basis of structural design

Book by Gulvanessian H, Calgaro J-A and Holicky M


Thomas Tellford, 2002

This designers' guide is one of the first to provide detailed information for using EN 1990. It provides technical information on the background to the Eurocode and explains its relationship to Eurocode 1: Actions on Structures and the material Eurocodes (2-6 and 9), Eurocode 7 for Geotechnical Design and Eurocode 8 for seismic design.

The background to the principles and rules is discussed, emphasising the rules which differ from those in existing codes. Worked examples illustrate the use of new procedures.

This guide will be essential reading for all those affected by the introduction of the Eurocodes - especially: Civil and Structural engineers, Clients, Code-drafting committees and Public authorities.