Basis of the worked examples in this publication

The design calculations in this publication are in accordance with:

■ BS EN 1990, Eurocode: Basis of structural design[14] and its UK National Annex[14a].

■ BS EN 1991, Eurocode 1: Actions on structures in 10 parts[15] and their UK National Annexes[15a].

■ BS EN 1992-1-1, Eurocode 2 - Part 1-1: Design of concrete structures - General rules and rules for buildings.[1] and its UK National Annex[1a].

■ BS EN 1992-1-2, Eurocode 2 - Part 1-2: Design of concrete structures - Part 1-2. Structural fire design.i2] and its UK National Annex[2a].

■ PD 6687 Background paper to the UK National Annexes[5].

■ BS EN 1997, Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design -Part 1. General rules.[16] and its UK National Annex[16a].

(TBC) BS EN 1992-3, Design of concrete structures - Liquid-retaining and containment structures[4].

They use materials conforming to:

■ BS 8500-1: Concrete - Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1: Method of specifying and guidance to the specifier[17].

■ BS 4449: Steel for the reinforcement of concrete - Weldable reinforcing steel - Bar, coil and decoiled product -Specification[1S].

The execution is assumed to conform to:

■ PD 6687 Background paper to the UK National Annexes BS EN 1992-1.[5]

■ NSCS, National structural concrete specification for building construction, 3rd edition[19]. Or, when available

■ BS ENV 13670: Execution of concrete structures. Due 2008[20].

They refer to several publications, notably:

■ Concise Eurocode 2 for the design of in-situ concrete framed buildings to BS EN 1992-11: 2004 and its UK National Annex: 2005[11].

■ How to design concrete structures using Eurocode 2[21].

■ Standard method of detailing structural concrete, a manual for best practice (SMDSC)[22].

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