Eurocode 5 and CE Marking

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Keerthi Ranasinghe peels back the CE mark to reveal the wealth of information for designers driven by the Construction Products Regulation.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

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Introduction to Eurocode 5navigation-arrow

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...

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Enabling tomorrow's timber designers todaynavigation-arrow

James Norman and Andrew Thomson are passionate advocates of sustainable building. They have written a new, accessible textbook on structural timber design, full of essential information, worked examples and clear illustrations, and offer these reflections.

 

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GD 5 How to calculate deformations in timber structures using Eurocodesnavigation-arrow

Explains the principles of serviceability limit states set out in Eurocode 0 and shows how to apply them to structural timber members, assemblies and built-up components. Explains timber-specific rules given in Eurocode 5 relating to creep and joint slip. Recommends some deflection limits and provides simple worked examples.

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