Eurocode 6, or BS EN 1996: Design of masonry structures, relates to buildings and other civil engineering works, and covers reinforced, prestressed and confined masonry. The four parts cover the rules for reinforced and unreinforced masonry, structural fire design and detailed rules for lateral loading. The four parts are:
- BS EN 1996-1-1:2005 Design of masonry structures. General rules for reinforced and unreinforced masonry structures
- BS EN 1996-1-2:2005 Design of masonry structures. General rules. Structural fire design
- BS EN 1996-2:2006 Design of masonry structures. Design considerations, selection of materials and execution of masonry
- BS EN 1996-3:2006 Design of masonry structures. Simplified calculation methods for unreinforced masonry structures
The Concrete Centre has a range of technical guidance to assist engineers with the design of masonry structures to Eurocode 6.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
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This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
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An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
A magazine to celebrate 10 years of the concrete industry sustainable construction strategy.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.