CEN - EN 1992-1-1
Eurocode 2: Design of concrete structures - Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings
|Publication Date:||1 December 2004|
|ICS Code (Concrete structures):||91.080.40|
|ICS Code (Technical aspects):||91.010.30|
Scope of Eurocode 2
(1)P Eurocode 2 applies to the design of buildings and civil engineering works in plain, reinforced and prestressed concrete. It complies with the principles and requirements for the safety and serviceability of structures, the basis of their design and verification that are given in EN 1990: Basis of structural design.
(2)P Eurocode 2 is only concerned with the requirements for resistance, serviceability, durability and fire resistance of concrete structures. Other requirements, e.g. concerning thermal or sound insulation, are not considered.
(3)P Eurocode 2 is intended to be used in conjunction with:
EN 1990: Basis of structural design
EN 1991: Actions on structures
hEN's: Construction products relevant for concrete structures
ENV 13670: Execution of concrete structures
EN 1997: Geotechnical design
EN 1998: Design of structures for earthquake resistance, when concrete structures are built in seismic regions.
(4)P Eurocode 2 is subdivided into the following parts:
Part 1.1: General rules and rules for buildings
Part 1.2: Structural fire design
Part 2: Reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges
Part 3: Liquid retaining and containing structures
Scope of Part 1-1 of Eurocode 2
(1)P Part 1-1 of Eurocode 2 gives a general basis for the design of structures in plain, reinforced and prestressed concrete made with normal and light weight aggregates together with specific rules for buildings.
(2)P The following subjects are dealt with in Part 1-1.
Section 1: General
Section 2: Basis of design
Section 3: Materials
Section 4: Durability and cover to reinforcement
Section 5: Structural analysis
Section 6: Ultimate limit states
Section 7: Serviceability limit states
Section 8: Detailing of reinforcement and prestressing tendons - General
Section 9: Detailing of members and particular rules
Section 10: Additional rules for precast concrete elements and structures
Section 11: Lightweight aggregate concrete structures
Section 12: Plain and lightly reinforced concrete structures
(3)P Sections 1 and 2 provide additional clauses to those given in EN 1990 "Basis of structural design".
(4)P This Part 1-1 does not cover:
- the use of plain reinforcement
- resistance to fire;
- particular aspects of special types of building (such as tall buildings);
- particular aspects of special types of civil engineering works (such as viaducts, bridges, dams, pressure vessels, offshore platforms or liquid-retaining structures);
- no-fines concrete and aerated concrete components, and those made with heavy aggregate or containing structural steel sections (see Eurocode 4 for composite steelconcrete structures).