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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Issue 2017-02 New possibilities

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Issue 2017-02 Questions and answers

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With introduction of Eurocode 2 in Germany (DIN EN 1992-1-1/NA [1] [2]) in 2012, the punching shear design provisions for flat slabs and column bases were revised compared to DIN 1045-1 [3]....

Issue 2017-02 Background and explanations to the new DBV Code of Practice

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Issue 2014-02 Eurocode 2 or DIN 4102-4?

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Issue 2019-02 The new DBV Code of Practice on “Multi-Story and Underground Car Parks”, 2018 Edition

Initial experiences and design notes

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