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Eurocodes 8: Seismic Design of Buildings

Workshop with worked examples

10 - 11 February 2011,  2 days

Venue: Lisbon, Portugal

Organizer: European Commission, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General and Joint Research Centre, CEN/TC250, CEN/TC210 SC8, CEN Management Centre, the Member States and the Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC, Lisbon)

This workshop with emphasis on worked examples intends to contribute towards the transfer of background knowledge and expertise of Eurocode 8 (EN 1998 Design of structures for earthquake resistance) writers (CEN/TC250 Sub-Committee 8) to potential trainers at national level and Eurocode users.

The principal objectives of the workshop are to:

I.) transfer knowledge and information to representatives of key organisations/institutions, industry and technical associations in Member States;

II.) provide state-of-the-art training material, background information and worked examples to Eurocodes trainers and users;

III.) facilitate exchange of views, networking and cooperation.

Applies to Eurocodes: