SR EN 1992-3:2006

Eurocode 2 - Design of concrete structures - Part 3: Liquid retaining and containment structures

1.1.2 Scope of Part 3 of Eurocode 2 (101)P Part 3 of EN 1992 covers additional rules to those in Part 1 for the design of structures constructed from plain or lightly reinforced concrete, reinforced concrete or prestressed concrete for the containment of liquids or granular solids. (102)P Principles and Application Rules are given in this Part for the design of those elements of structure which directly support the stored liquids or materials (i.e. the directly loaded walls of tanks, reservoirs or silos). Other elements which support these primary elements (for example, the tower structure which supports the tank in a water tower) should be designed according to the provisions of Part 1-1. (103)P This part does not cover: - Structures for the storage of materials at very low or very high temperatures - Structures for the storage of hazardous materials the leakage of which could constitute a major health or safety risk. - The selection and design of liners or coatings and the consequences of the choice of these on the design of the structure. - Pressurised vessels. - Floating s


Status : Valid
Approval date : 10/30/2006
Publish date : 11/1/2006
Number of pages : 28
ICS : 91.010.30 Technical aspects,91.080.40 Concrete structures
Technical Committee : 343 - Basis of design and structural eurocodes

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