Manual for the design of building structures to Eurocode 1 and basis of structural design (Version 1.2 - including April 2017 amendment)
Provides guidance for engineers using Eurocode 0 Basis of structural design and Eurocode 1 Actions on structures for design of buildings constructed in the UK. Describes in detail the principles and rules contained within these Eurocodes, defines the terms used, sets out the requirements and covers limit state design, actions, verification. Details the guidance given for densities of construction and stored materials, self-weight and imposed loads and barriers or walls. Also covers thermal and mechanical actions on structures exposed to fire and looks at structural fire design procedure. Specific details are given for snow loads, wind actions, thermal actions, actions during execution and accidental actions.
Superseded by Manual for the design of building structures to Eurocode 1 and basis of structural design. Second edition (IStructE, 2021). First published 2010, Amendment March 2011 - replacement pages P24, P160 and P162. Version 1.2 published April 2017 - including April 2017 amendment.
Institution of Structural Engineers
The Institution of Structural Engineers publishes authoritative books and technical reports that provide essential, accurate information for structural engineers.
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