1st Edition

Decoding Eurocode 7



ISBN 9780415409483
Published August 19, 2008 by CRC Press
604 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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)

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Biography

Andrew Bond is a UK delegate on the main Eurocode 7 committee (CEN TC250/SC7), Vice-Chairman of the European Technical Committee on Eurocode 7 Implementation, and co-author of the BSI’s Extracts from the Structural Eurocodes for Students of Structural Design. He is a director of Geocentrix and Geomantix.

Andrew Harris is a director of Geomantix and Senior Lecturer at Kingston University, specializing in consultancy, training, and education in geotechnical engineering. He is a co-author of the BSI’s Extracts from the Structural Eurocodes for Students of Structural Design.

Reviews

'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