EN 1990:2002

Eurocode - Basis of structural design

Publication date:   Jun 30, 2003

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60.60 Standard published   Apr 24, 2002

CEN

CEN/TC 250 Structural Eurocodes

European Norm

91.010.30   Technical aspects

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(1) EN 1990 establishes Principles and requirements for the safety, serviceability and durability of structures, describes the basis for their design and verification and gives guidelines for related aspects of structural reliability.

(2) EN 1990 is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1991 to EN 1999 for the structural design of buildings and civil engineering works, including geotechnical as-pects, structural fire design, situations involving earthquakes, execution and temporary structures.

NOTE For the design of special construction works (e.g. nuclear installations, dams, etc.), other provi-sions than those in EN 1990 to EN 1999 might be necessary.

(3) EN 1990 is applicable for the design of structures where other materials or other actions outside the scope of EN 1991 to EN 1999 are involved.

(4) EN 1990 is applicable for the structural appraisal of existing construction, in devel-oping the design of repairs and alterations or in assessing changes of use.

NOTE Additional or amended provisions might be necessary where appropriate.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

89/106/EEC

Construction products

305/2011

Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
ENV 1991-1:1994

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PUBLISHED
EN 1990:2002
60.60 Standard published
Apr 24, 2002

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
EN 1990:2002/A1:2005

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