Andrew Bond, Andrew Harris
Published August 19, 2008
Reference - 604 Pages
ISBN 9780415409483 - CAT# RU46954
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Decoding Eurocode 7 provides a detailed examination of Eurocode 7 Parts 1 and 2 and an overview of the associated European and International standards. The detail of the code is set out in summary tables and diagrams, with extensive. Fully annotated worked examples demonstrate how to apply it to real designs. Flow diagrams explain how reliability is introduced into design and mind maps gather related information into a coherent framework.
Written by authors who specialise in lecturing on the subject, Decoding Eurocode 7 explains the key principles and application rules of Eurocode 7 in a logical and simple manner. Invaluable for practitioners, as well as for high-level students and researchers working in geotechnical fields.
1. Introducing the Structural Eurocodes 2. Basis of structural design (ENs 1990 and 1991) 3. Basis of geotechnical design (EN 1997-1) 4. Design assisted by testing (EN 1997-2) 5. Ground characterization 6. Verification of strength 7. Verification of stability 8. Verification of serviceability 9. Changes to UK design practice 10. Consequences for UK plc 11. Appendices (including additional worked examples)
'Well presented, clear and unambiguous ...I have no hesitation in recommending Decoding Eurocode 7 to both students and practitioners as an authoritative, practical text, representing excellent value for money.' - Tony Bracegirdle, Engineering Structures
'A beautifully written and presented book.' - Yul Tammo, Cornwall County Council