Civil & Structural Supplement
Provides advice on the design of braced structures using normal-weight concrete with a cylinder strength not exceeding 90 MPa. Primarily aimed at the design of structural elements but offers general advice on complete structures and on methods of achieving continuity. Composite construction comprising precast concrete slabs and in-situ topping is also discussed. Elements covered include columns, beams, walls, hollowcore elements, floor plates, ribbed elements, beam and block floors, cladding panels and stairs.
See also: Precast Eurocode 2: worked examples, BPCF 2008.
BPCF is the trade association of precast concrete manufacturers, promoting precast concrete and sharing knowledge and information within the industry. British Precast Concrete Federation is affiliated to the Mineral Products Association.
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