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Contents Page

Foreword 4

Objectives of the Eurocodes 4

Background to the Eurocode programme 4

Eurocode programme 4

National Application Documents 5

Matters specific to this Prestandard 6

1 General 10

1.1 Scope 10

1.2 Normative references 11

1.3 Distinction between Principles and Application Rules 12

1.4 Definitions 13

1.5 Notation 15

2 Classification of actions 21

2.1 General 21

2.2 Variable actions 21

2.3 Accidental actions 21

3 Design situations 23

4 Road traffic actions and other actions specifically for road bridges 24

4.1 Field of application 24

4.2 Representation of actions 24

4.3 Vertical loads - characteristic values 28

4.4 Horizontal forces - characteristic values 34

4.5 Groups of traffic loads on road bridges 36

4.6 Fatigue load models 37

4.7 Accidental actions 44

4.8 Actions on parapets 47

4.9 Load model on embankments 48

5 Pedestrian, cycle actions and other actions specifically for footbridges 50

5.1 Field of application 50

5.2 Representation of actions 50

5.3 Vertical loads - characteristic values 51

5.4 Horizontal forces - characteristic values 53

5.5 Assessment of traffic loads on footbridges 53

5.6 Accidental actions for footbridges 53

5.7 Dynamic models of pedestrian loads 55

5.8 Actions on parapets 55

5.9 Load model on embankments 55

6 Rail traffic actions and other actions specifically for railway

bridges

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