3. Partial safety factors

Table 2.8 (UKNA to BS EN 1990:2002, Table NA.A1.2(B))) for the ULS

Permanent actions, yG

Variable actions, yq

Material factor for glulam, yM

4. Actions

Characteristic permanent compressive action, Gk

Characteristic medium-term compressive variable action, Qk

Design compressive action for the critical load combination, Nd (Table 2.8, equation (c) using the unfavourable condition variable action)

Moment about the y-y axis:

Eccentricity, ez

Design moment about the y-y axis, My.d

5. Modification factors

Factor for medium-duration loading and service class 2, kmod,med (Table 2.4 (EC5, Table 3.1))

System strength factor, ksys - not relevant

Depth factor for glulam - for bending, kh

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