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Each supporting the design of structures to a particular Eurocode, these manuals are comprehensive reference tools for practicing structural engineers.
Expert guidance on a wide range of topics; from the structural use of glass to temporary demountable structures.
Our 19-part series introduces a range of structural engineering aspects; from approximate analysis to stability and dynamics.
Easily accessible guidance for graduates and early career professionals, as well as those wishing to develop a greater general understanding of structural design.
This text details the subject knowledge required of all structural engineers to enable them to carry out the design of simple foundations, slopes and ground improvement that do not require specialist advice.
This Technical Guidance Note describes the design and detailing of base plates – the primary means by which steel-framed structures transmit vertical loads into their foundations.
This text provides a summary of the ground engineering knowledge required of all structural engineers. Owing to the wide-ranging nature of the subject, only core concepts are introduced, supported by the most important theoretical background.
This text provides a summary of the essential knowledge of mechanics of materials for structural engineers, including elastic direct and shear stresses and strains in 2D and 3D, Mohr's circle, real and engineering stresses, geometric properties for doubly and singly symmetric sections, axial, bending, shear and torsional stresses (of open and closed sections), and effects of plasticity.
A significant-sized opening in a masonry wall will always require a lintel to bridge over it. This note offers advice on the different types of lintel that are available, their detailing requirements and their design.
Thin panels of masonry in large buildings, or cavity wall skins, require additional horizontal support to make them stable. The element that provides this support is a vertical prop known as a ‘windpost’. Its principal role is to provide lateral support against destabilising horizontal forces that typically originate from wind pressure – hence, the name.
Windposts are typically steel elements – either open sections, such as channels or angles, or closed sections, such as rolled hollow rectangular sections. This Technical Guidance Note provides guidance on the design and detailing of windposts relating to their incorporation into building structures.
A seven-volume package comprising:
Manual for the design of building structures to Eurocode 1 and Basis of Structural Design
Manual for the design of concrete building structures to Eurocode 2
Manual for the design of steelwork building structures to Eurocode 3
Manual for the design of timber building structures to Eurocode 5
Manual for the design of plain masonry in building structures to Eurocode 6 (Second edition)
Manual for the geotechnical design of structures to Eurocode 7
Manual for the seismic design of steel and concrete buildings to Eurocode 8
This manual supports the design of plain masonry in building structures to BS EN 1996 Parts 1 and 2:2005/6 (Eurocode 6) for UK construction.
It can also be purchased as part of a suite of Eurocode manuals.