Worked example: 12-storey building of cross-laminated timber (Eurocode 5)
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This document contains a worked example of a 12-storey residential structure made of cross-laminated timber (CL).
It is designed to Ultimate Limit State and Serviceability Limit States in accordance with Eurocode 5 (BS EN 1995-1-1:2004 and the UK
For an explanation of the design principles see TRADA’ Guidance Document 10: Cross-laminated Timber (Eurocode 5) Design Guide for Project Feasibility.
The Eurocodes are a series of standards that establish common rules across the European Economic Area (EEA) for structural design using main construction materials such as concrete, steel, masonry, timber, aluminium and glass. Together with their National Annexes (NAs), where the national choice on a limited number of Nationally Determined...
Thomas Martin, graduate structural engineer with Burroughs, believes Eurocode 5 will push the boundaries of what is possible in timber.
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