Eurocodes: Useful links

 Links to useful information and links to training and seminars

The following websites host useful information on the implementation of Eurocodes and most also host details of training and seminars related to the Eurocodes.

(Opens new window) Eurocodes Expert - This site is an Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Structural Engineers initiative to help clients, designers, contractors and suppliers understand and use the new European structural design codes.  The site also has an extensive list of training on Eurocodes available from a number of different training providers.

(Opens new window) CEN Eurocodes - CEN (the European Committee for Standardization) has recently published a site with extensive information on the Eurocodes, including links to background information and training. A pan-European conference on Eurocodes background and application was held in Brussels between 18-20 February 2008, and presentations given at the conference can be downloaded from this website.

(Opens new window) Eurocode2 - This site is maintained by The Concrete Centre on behalf of the Concrete Industry Eurocode 2 Group.  It contains useful information on Eurocode 2 for concrete design.

(Opens new window) SCI - The Steel Construction Institute has useful information and organises courses on Eurocode 3 for steel design.

(Opens new window) Access Steel - Access Steel is a pan-European project to produce and publish NCCI for steel construction using the Eurocodes.  This includes guidance on the use and application of Eurocodes, worked examples and other resources for engineers.  It is principally for designers of steel buildings.

(Opens new window) Eurocode 7 - The Geocentrix website hosts information and details of courses on geotechnical design to Eurocode 7.

Useful background information to PD6688-2:2010 Background to the National Annex to BS EN 1991-2 Traffic Loads on Bridges

ATKINS: Background to the UK National Annexes to: (PDF, Opens new window) BS EN1990: Basis of Structural Design -Annex A2: Application for Bridges & EN1991-2: Traffic Loads on Bridges, Document Ref. 4184274.014/MM/R2/02

FLINT AND NEILL PARTNERSHIP: (PDF, Opens new window) Derivation of the UK National Annex to Clause 4.6: Fatigue Load Models, Report No. 738/20-Rp01-v1

In addition, the (Opens new window) Institution of Civil Engineers and the (Opens new window) Institution of Structural Engineers host periodic seminars relating to the Eurocodes.  Details will be available on their websites.

Other useful links

The following websites also contain useful information related to the implementation of Eurocodes.

(Opens new window) CEN - This is the website of the European Committee for Standardization.

(Opens new window) BSI - BSI is the UK National Standards Body and a member of CEN.  BSI will be responsible for publishing the Eurocodes in the UK.  Their website includes information on the technical content of the Eurocodes and the anticipated publication schedule.

(Opens new window) Institution of Structural Engineers - The IStructE website hosts the reports of the Standing Committee for the Implementation of Eurocodes.

(Opens new window) Nando CPD - This site gives information on the Construction Products Directive, including harmonised standards and European Technical Approvals.  It also hosts the important position paper "Guidance Paper L" relating to the implementation of Eurocodes.

(Opens new window) - This is an independent website containing news about the Eurocodes.  It also hosts discussion forums for Eurocodes users.

(Opens new window) Austrian Eurocodes website - The Austrian website contains useful information (English available) about the Eurocodes and their implementation in Austria.