EN 1993-2, also known as the Eurocode 3 for steel bridges, describes the principles and requirements for safety, serviceability and durability of concrete bridges.
This Designers' Guide provides the user with guidance on the interpretation and use of EN 1993-2 and also the relevant provisions in EN 1993-1-1, EN 1993-1-5, EN 1993-1-8, EN 1993-1-9, EN 1993-1-10 and EN 1993-1-11. Worked examples are provided to illustrate the use of the rules. It also explains the relationship with other Eurocode parts to which it refers (ENs 1990, 1991).
The provision of background information and references also enables the users of Eurocode 3: Part 2 to understand the origin and objectives of its provisions
• Basis of design
• Structural analysis
• Ultimate limit states
• Serviceability limit states
• Fasteners, welds, connections and joints
• Fatigue assessement
• Design assisted by testing