Scope of Eurocode Part I

Although its main object is buildings, EN 1998-1 also includes the general provisions for the EN 1998-1: other parts of Eurocode 8 to build on: clause 1.1.2

• performance requirements

• seismic action

• analysis procedures and general concepts and rules applicable to all structures beyond buildings.

Table I.I. Eurocode 8 parts and key dates (achievement or expectation, as of January 2005)

Availability from CEN of approved EN in English, French, and

Approval by SC8

German to CEN

Eurocode 8 part

Title

for formal voting

members

EN 1998-1

General Rules, Seismic Actions,

July 02

Dec. 04

Rules for Buildings

EN 1998-2

Bridges

Sept. 03

Oct. 05

EN 1998-3

Assessment and Retrofitting of

Sept. 03

June 05

Buildings

EN 1998-4

Silos, Tanks, Pipelines

March 05

June 06

EN 1998-5

Foundations, Retaining Structures,

July 02

Nov. 04

Geotechnical aspects

EN 1998-6

Towers, Masts, Chimneys

July 04

June 05

Table 1.2. Eurocode 8 parts in Eurocode packages • national standards estimated dates of withdrawal of conflicting

Package No. and subject

Expected withdrawal of conflicting national standards

Eurocode 8 part

Package No. and subject

Expected withdrawal of conflicting national standards

Eurocode 8 part

2/1

Concrete buildings

March 2010

v'

3/1

Steel buildings

March 2010

/

4/1

Composite (steel-concrete) buildings

March 2010

5/1

Timber buildings

March 2010

6

Masonry buildings

March 2010

7

Aluminium structures

March 2010

2/2

Concrete bridges

March 2010

3/2

Steel bridges

March 2010

4/2

Composite bridges

March 2010

/

5/2

Timber bridges

March 2010

2/3

Concrete liquid retaining and containment structures

March 2010

y

/

3/3

Steel silos, tanks and pipelines

March 2010

V

3/4

Steel piling

March 2010

S

3/5

Steel cranes

March 2010

S

3/6

Steel towers and masts

March 2010

s

EN 1998-1 covers in separate sections the design and detailing rules for buildings constructed with the main structural materials:

• composite (steel-concrete)

It also covers seismic design of buildings using base isolation.

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