A1-Änderung (change) to the National Annex of Eurocode 2

The latest changes to standards for concrete construction

Cold design DIN EN 1992-1-1/NA/A1:2015-12

Two topics on concrete construction have been discussed in special detail in professional circles in Germany, partly controversially, in recent years. These discussions were initially encouraged by the German Committee for Reinforced Concrete and the German Society for Concrete and Construction Technology. As a result, proposals were then prepared for implementation of the insights gained: in standards, guidelines, and codes of practice. Standard committee NA 005-07-01 AA, responsible for Eurocode 2 “Design of concrete structures,” then picked up on...

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