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BS EN 1997-2:2007

Eurocode 7. Geotechnical design. Ground investigation and testing

Status : Current   Published : April 2007



What is BS EN 1997-2:2007?

BS EN 1997-2 sets out the rules for the planning and reporting of ground investigations, the general requirements for a number of commonly used laboratory and field tests, as well as the interpretation of soil test results. The standard also looks at the derivation of the values of geotechnical parameters and coefficients during construction engineering works. The application of field testing results to design is also covered in BS EN 1997-2.

How does it work?

BS EN 1997-2 looks a variety of aspects that should be taken into account when planning ground investigations, such as construction materials and groundwater. The standard also describes soil and rock sampling, as well as groundwater measurements. Other topics include field testing in soil and rock, laboratory tests and doing a ground investigation report.

Who should buy it?

  • Construction engineers
  • Civil engineers
  • Site inspectors
  • Surveyors

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Standard NumberBS EN 1997-2:2007
TitleEurocode 7. Geotechnical design. Ground investigation and testing
Publication Date30 April 2007
Cross ReferencesEN 1990:2002, EN 1997-1:2004, EN ISO 14688-1, EN ISO 14688-2, EN ISO 14689-1, EN ISO 22475-1, EN ISO 22476-1, EN ISO 22476-2, EN ISO 22476-3, EN ISO 22476-4, EN ISO 22476-5, EN ISO 22476-6, EN ISO 22476-7, EN ISO 22476-8, EN ISO 22476-9, EN ISO 22476-12, EN ISO 22476-13, BS 1377-1:1990, BS 1377-2:1990, BS 1377-3:1990, BS 1377-4:1990, BS 1377-5:1990, BS 1377-6:1990, BS 1377-7:1990, BS 1377-8:1990
ReplacesDD ENV 1997-2:2000, DD ENV 1997-3:2000, BS 1377-9:1990
International RelationshipsEN 1997-2:2007
Amended ByCorrigendum, October 2010.
Draft Superseded ByDD ENV 1997-2:2000DD ENV 1997-3:2000
DescriptorsSoil mechanics, Structural systems, Buildings, Construction engineering works, Structural design, Site investigations, Soil testing, Soil sampling, Soils, Rocks, Ground water, Soil surveys, Laboratory testing, Field testing, Soil classification tests, Mechanical testing, Physical property measurement, Chemical analysis and testing
Title in FrenchEurocode 7. Calcul géotechnique. Reconnaissance des terrains et essais
Title in GermanEurocode 7. Entwurf, Berechnung und Bemessung in der Geotechnik. Erkundung und Untersuchung des Baugrunds
ISBN978 0 580 71872 4
File Size2.336 MB
NotesFollowing publication of the EN, there is a period allowed for national calibration during which the National Annex is issued, followed by a coexistence period of a maximum 3 years. During the coexistence period Member States are encouraged to adapt their national provisions. BS EN 1997-2 will replace BS 5930:1999.

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