Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design

BS EN 1997

BS EN 1997 applies to geotechnical aspects of the design of buildings and civil engineering works.

BS EN 1997 is in two parts:

  • BS EN 1997-1 covers the general basis for the geotechnical aspects of the design of buildings and civil engineering works, assessment of geotechnical data, use of ground improvement, ground reinforcement, dewatering and fill. Geotechnical design of spread foundations, piles, retaining structures, embankments and slopes. Calculation rules for actions originating from the ground e.g. earth and ground water pressures.

  • BS EN 1997-2 covers requirements for the execution, interpretation and use of results of laboratory tests to assist in the geotechnical design of structures.

 

BS EN 1997-1:2004



General rules
Replaces BS 5930:1999, BS 8006:1995, BS 8008:1996, BS 8081:1989,
BS 6031:1981, BS 8002:1994, and BS 8004:1986

BS EN 1997-2:2007 Ground investigation and testing
Replaces BS 5930 and BS 1377-9


 

Execution documents:

BS EN 1536:2000 Execution of special geotechnical works. Bored piles

BS EN 1537:2000 Execution of special geotechnical works. Ground anchors

BS EN 1538:2000 Execution of special geotechnical works. Diaphragm walls

BS EN 12063:1999 Execution of special geotechnical work. Sheet pile walls

BS EN 12699:2001 Execution of special geotechnical work. Displacement piles

BS EN 12715:2000 Execution of special geotechnical work. Grouting

BS EN 12716:2001 Execution of special geotechnical works. Jet grouting

BS EN 14199:2005 Execution of special geotechnical works. Micropiles

BS EN 14475:2006 Execution of special geotechnical works. Reinforced fill

BS EN 14679:2005 Execution of special geotechnical works. Deep mixing

BS EN 14731:2005 Execution of special geotechnical works. Group treatment by deep vibration

BS EN 15237:2007 Execution of special geotechnical works. Vertical drainage


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