Symbols

(1) For the purpose of this Part of Eurocode 1, the following symbols apply.

Note : The notations used are based on ISO 3898 : 1987 Latin upper case letters

F^k characteristic value of the concentrated load of the system representing moveable storage of construction material on bridge decks during execution (4.8.3)

Fh general notation for the horizontal force transmitted by a bridge deck built by the incremental launching method to the piers (4.8.3)

Fwa horizontal force exerted by current water on cofferdams and bridge piers (4.6)

Qc general notation for construction loads (4.8)

Oca general notation for loads due to working personal, staff and visitors, with small site equipment (4.8.1)

Qcb general notation for loads due to moveable storage of building and construction material, precast elements, and equipment (4.8.1)

Occ general notation for heavy equipment in position for use (e.g. formwork panels, scaffolding, falsework, machinery, containers etc.) or during movement (e.g. travelling form, launching girders and nose, counterweight) (4.8.1)

Qcd general notation for loads due to cranes, lifts, vehicles, power installation, jacks, heavy control devices, etc.

Qsn general notation for snow loads (transient situation) (4.5)

Qwa general notation for water actions (transient situation) (4.6)

general notation for wind actions (transient situation) (4.4)

vwa mean speed of water (m/s)

Latin lower case letters

<7cb,k characteristic value of the uniformly distributed load of the system representing moveable storage of construction material on bridge decks during execution (4.8.3).

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