BS 2573-2:1980 Rules for the design of cranes. Specification for classification, stress calculations and design of mechanisms (AMD 3952) (AMD 5013) (Superseded but remains current)
Classification of mechanisms for all types of cranes based on severity of intended use, loads and load combinations, calculation of stresses, stresses in components and the selection and verification of proprietary items. Appendices give classifications normally associated with different types of cranes, assessment of torque and determination of fatigue reference stresses.
Amendment 3952 dated September 1982. Amendment 5013 dated July 1986 - Indicated by a sideline in the margin. Superseded but remains current. Superseded by BS EN 13001-1:2004, BS EN 13001-2:2004, DD CEN/TS 13001-3-1:2004 and DD CEN/TS 13001-3-2:2004 but remains current.
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