SR EN 1991-1-1:2004

Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 1-1: General actions - Densities, self-weight, imposed loads for buildings

(1) EN 1991-1-1 gives design guidance and actions for the structural design of buildings and civil engineering works including some geotechnical aspects for the following subjects: - Densities of construction materials and stored materials; - Self-weight of construction works; - Imposed loads for buildings. (2) Section 4 and Annex A give nominal values for densities of specific building materials, additional materials for bridges and stored materials. In addition for specific materials the angle of repose is provided. (3) Section 5 provides methods for the assessment of the characteristic values of self-weight of construction works. (4) Section 6 gives characteristic values of imposed loads for floors and roofs according to category of use in the following areas in buildings: - residential, social, commercial and administration areas; - garage and vehicle traffic areas; - areas for storage and industrial activities; - roofs; - helicopter landing areas. (5) The loads on traffic areas given in Section 6 refer to vehicles up to a gross vehicle weight of 160 kN. The d


Status : Valid
Approval date : 5/3/2004
Publish date : 5/4/2004
Number of pages : 38
ICS : 91.010.30 Technical aspects
Technical Committee : 343 - Basis of design and structural eurocodes

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