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Code of practice on concrete and reinforcing steel updated

Construction involving existing buildings is on the increase in Germany in comparison to new building – both in terms of construction volume and of the variety of the construction tasks encountered. The code of practice on concrete and reinforcing steel has now been updated both editorially and with respect to its content, and has been extensively harmonized with the guideline for assessing and re-analyzing road bridges, and with the ­DafStb assessment report “­Construction in existing buildings – Part I: Mechanical parameters of historical concretes, reinforcing steels, and prestressing steel...

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Issue 2016-12 FDB

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Issue 2018-07 DBV

New edition of Code of Practice „Parking Garages and Underground Parking Structures“

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Issue 2016-02 New edition 2015/2016

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Issue 2015-04

Prefabricated modular rebar modules and methods of using the same

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