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Handbook 1 Basis of structural design

Book by Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project CZ/02/B/F/PP-134007


Handbook 1 is focused European Commission legislative instruments on construction and on Basis of Structural Design related to head Eurocodes EN 19990. The following topics are treated in particular:
- system of European codes and standards for construction,
- the Construction Products Directive and Essential Requirements for products,
- Interpretative Document 1 - Mechanical resistance and stability,
- Interpretative Document 2 - Fire safety,
- limit states and methods of partial factors,
- classification of actions,
- resistance and geometric data,
- load combinations according to EN 1990.


  • Handbook 1 Basis of structural design [(PDF Document) 1.91 MB]

Applies to Eurocodes: