Punktum.Betonbauteile

Position 02/2016

BFT International publishes this article jointly with the German associations listed below to reflect the common position of these organizations with respect to a current topic relevant to the German and/or European precast industries. This position is also published in “punktum.betonbauteile”, the official publication of the associations mentioned below.

Stabilization of Eurocode 2 needed

In 2012, the publication and official adoption of the Eurocode 2 (EC2) was a big step toward applying harmonized European design principles. Even though this transition has not led to radical changes, the...

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