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Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures

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EN 1995 Eurocode 5 applies to the design of buildings and other civil engineering works in timber (solid timber, sawn, planed or in pole form, glued laminated timber or wood-based structural products) or wood-based panels jointed together with adhesives or mechanical fasteners.


EN 1995-1-1:2004Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 1-1: General - Common rules and rules for buildings
EN 1995-1-2:2004Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 1-2: General - Structural fire design
EN 1995-2:2004Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 2: Bridges

EN Eurocode 5 is intended to be used in conjunction with:

  • EN 1990: Eurocode - Basis of structural design;
  • EN 1991: Eurocode 1 - Actions on structures;
  • hENs, ETAGs and ETAs: for construction products relevant to timber structures;
  • EN 1998: Eurocode 8 - Design of structures for earthquake resistance, when timber structures are built in seismic regions.