Author: Milner Associates (on behalf of the UKTFA)
1 May 2013
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This note focuses on the design of reinforced concrete columns to BS EN 1992-1-1 – Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures – Part 1-1: General Rules for Buildings. It covers the design of columns of all cross-section proﬁles (typically square, rectangular or circular).
An understanding of what causes concrete to crack is important when inspecting new works or existing structures.
This Timber Engineering Notebook introduces the checks for overall building stability and those required for the wall diaphragms which provide shear (or racking) resistance to a platform timber frame structure.