Building design to Eurocode 2: theory and background to the UK annex

03 March 2009,  1 day

Venue: London

Organizer: IStructE

BS EN 1992 Part 1-1: Design of concrete structures; General rules for buildings & Part 1-2: Fire resistence of concrete structures together with the associated UK Natioanl Annex replace the relevant parts of BS8110 in 2008. This course explains the background, main features and changes contained in Eurocode 2 and the accompanying National Annex for UK specific conditions. It covers a brief introduction to the Eurocode system, the basis of design, structural analysis, material properties, design for bending with and without axial loads, shear, punching shear, torsion, anchorage and detailing. The main approaches to structural fire design are also explained.