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Bridge Design to Eurocodes 4-6 Oct.

2010 Vienna

Workshop Bridge Design to Eurocodes, Vienna, October 4-6, 2010

Eurocodes:
E
d
Implementation and Further Development
Artur Pinto,
Credits: M.Geradin, A. Athanasopoulou, M. Poljansek, H. Varum, B. Acun, D. Strezova

Joint Research Centre


Institute for Protection and Security of the Citizen
European Laboratory for Structural Assessment

http://eurocodes.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

Bridge Design to Eurocodes 4-6 Oct. 2010 Vienna

Outline
Eurocodes Implementation
Role of JRC
Implementation Progress

Eurocodes: Training and Promotion


Further Development of the Eurocodes

Eurocodes: Implementation, and further development


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The contribution of the JRC in the


framework of the MoU with DG ENTR
(2005 -)

IT tools
too s

Promotion and training strategies,


training and promotion activities

Further Development:
Set-up and coordination of scientific
networks for new materials,
New programming Mandate
Mandate,

Cooperation:

Extension of European Standards to other


Basic Requirements for Construction Works (BWRs)

(EC, CEN, MS and NSBs, industry)

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Development of specific informatics tools (IT tools):


1.
2.
3.
4.

Database for the NDPs ((NDPs database)) ((31/03/06))


Eurocodes Website (30/11/06)
Database for Backgroud Documents
Centralized help-desk for maintenance

http://eurocodes.jrc.ec.europa.eu
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The Eurocodes Implementation Progress

Country Standard Transposing a


European Standard
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National Part
(Differing from country to country)

Harmonized Part
(the same for all EU countries)

Implementation Steps
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National Authorities and National Standards Bodies,


when an EN Eurocode Part is made available, should:

European Standard Available


CEN

Step 1: Translation
National Standardization Bodies (NSBs)

..
Step 2: Set NDPs National Annex

Step 3:
Publish the National Standard transposing the EN
Eurocode and the National Annex ((with NDPs))
Step 4:
Adapt, as far as necessary, their
National Legislation so that the EN Eurocode Part can
b used
be
d on th
their
i tterritory
it
(2010)

National Authorities / NSBs

Step 3: Publish Stand. and Nat. Annex


NSBs

Step 4: Adapt National Legislation


National Authorities

Implementation Progress
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Publication of National Annexes


(NDPs + )
until
til 2010 (58 parts)
t )

>67%
33%<...<67%
< 33%
no information

(September, 2010)

Malta

Cyprus

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Training and Promotion

Bridge Design to Eurocodes 4-6 Oct. 2010 Vienna

In this series:

Booklets
B1:
B1 Th
The Eurocodes:
E
d
I
Implementation
l
i
and use
B2: The role of EN 1990: the key head
Eurocode
B3: The Eurocodes and construction
p
products
B4: The Eurocodes: Supporting EU
policies and increasing
competitiveness
B5: The Eurocodes: Use outside EU
B6: The Eurocodes and cooperation in
the Euro-Mediterranean area
Leaflets
L1: The Eurocodes: What are they?
L2: The Eurocodes: Getting prepared
L3: The Eurocodes: Increasing
competitiveness
L4: The Eurocodes: Opportunity
Opportunit to
innovate

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Three (3) levels of training:


Level 1 which will deal with policy of Eurocodes implementation, National
Annexes, co-existence with National Codes, the Eurocodes system, etc.
and these courses will be aimed at National Authorities, National
Standards Bodies (NSBs) and senior personnel in the companies;
Level
L
l 2 which
hi h will
ill b
be introductory
i t d t
courses to
t each
h individual
i di id l Eurocode
E
d
(average duration 1 day);
Level 3 which comprehensively describes design examples of a number
of typical structures using a particular package of Eurocodes.

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Eurocodes: Background and Applications


Brussels,
usse s, 18-20
8 0 February
eb ua y 2008
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Austria

UK

Turkey

Switzerland

Sweden

Spain

Slovenia

Slovakia

Romania

Portugal

Poland

Norway

Netherlands

Montenegro

Malta

FYROM

Luxembourg

Lithuania

Latvia

Italy

Ireland

Hungary

Greece

Germany

France

Finland

Estonia

Denmark

Czech Rep.

Cyprus

Croatia

Bulgaria

Belgium

Nb of particip
pants

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Eurocodes: Background and applications (contd)

320 participants, 60 lecturers

all Eurocodes covered (-EC6)


(
)

Message from minister Turk (SI)


and vice-minister Mihalevski (BG)
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Training and promotion: future actions


(Level
(
2/3 training
g workshops)
p )
The following workshops on Eurocodes are scheduled:

Design of Bridges with the Eurocodes


Programme coordination: Steve Denton (HG Bridges)
3 days, 4-6 Oct 2010, Vienna

Eurocode 8: Seismic Design of Buildings (RC and Steel)


Programme coordination: Eduardo Carvalho (SC8)
2 days, 10-11 Feb 2011, Lisbon

Eurocode 2: Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings


Programme coordination: Giuseppe Mancini (SC2)
2 days, 2011, Brussels (tbc)

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Seismic Design of
Buildings
10-11 Feb 2011
Lisbon

R i
Registration
i deadline
d dli December
D
b 15
https://jrc-meetingregistration.jrc.ec.europa.eu

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Moscow workshop (2008, , 2010)

Aim: gather and make available


information on EU and Russia
standardisation systems.

Support from TAIEX, CMC, CEN/TC250

Russian Federal Agency on


Technical Regulation and
Metrology, World Academy of
Sciences for Complex Security

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FURTHER DEVELOPMENT

New materials: FRP, glass,


New fields of design: robustness,
existing
g structures,, membrane
structures,
S
Sustainability (environmental):
(
)
recyclability, durability,
y
use of environmentally
compatible materials, energy issues, ...

Thank you for your attention


Bridge Design to Eurocodes 4-6 Oct. 2010 Vienna

Bridge Design
to Eurocodes
4-6 Oct 2010
Austrian Federal Ministry for
Transport, Innovation and
Technology

Vienna

http://eurocodes.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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