KLB Klimaleichtblock

Eurocode 6 brochure provides design tables

The equivalence of Eurocode 5 and DIN 1053-1 ended at the beginning of 2016. DIN EN 1996/NA became the only standard that governs structural verifications. In response to this development, KLB Klimaleichtblock issued a Eurocode 6 brochure that deals with the design of unreinforced masonry. This publication outlines key load scenarios and contains relevant material parameters. Furthermore, dedicated chapters compare the simplified calculation methods contained in Part 3 of the code with the more comprehensive structural verification methods. This comparison proves that Eurocode 6 reverses the...

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