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The Eurocodes - an Introduction

Work has been going on for many years to produce a ‘suite’ of EuroCodes; the first public airing of the documents that have been prepared so far is soon to take place. (See post.) The beginnings of a set of harmonised recommendations for the design of structures were born of cooperation between several international associations, then preparing, in various ways, their own drafts. The Joint Committee on Structural Safety (JCSS) brought together the work of CEB, CIB, and CECM commissions to draft a set of six volumes as follows: