Current status and option for simplification

National application rules of EC 2 and EN 206
compared across Europe

The publication of Eurocode 2 (EC2) in 2011 and its implementation as technical building regulation 1 July 2012 marked an important step in the application of design formats that are harmonized across Europe. The instrument of the National Annex to the Eurocode was used for the transfer from the German standard to EC2 in order to keep the differences to DIN 1045-1 as small as possible. In the course of the current revision of the design standard, the comparison of the various National Annexes in the CEN member states (CEN-MS) should drive forward the harmonization process across Europe without...

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