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BS EN 1991-1-7:2006

Eurocode 1. Actions on structures General actions

Status : Current   Published : September 2006



BS EN 1991-1-7 describes principles and application rules for the assessment of accidental actions on buildings and bridges. The following actions are included:

  • impact forces from vehicles, rail traffic, ships and helicopters
  • actions due to internal explosions
  • actions due to local failure from an unspecified cause.

BS EN 1991-1-7 is intended for use by:

  • clients (e.g. for the formulation of their specific requirements on safety levels)
  • designers
  • constructors
  • relevant authorities.

BS EN 1991-1-7 is intended to be used with BS EN 1990, the other parts of BS EN 1991 and BS EN 1992 – 1999 for the design of structures.


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Standard NumberBS EN 1991-1-7:2006
TitleEurocode 1. Actions on structures General actions
Publication Date29 September 2006
Cross ReferencesEN 1990, EN 1991-1-1, EN 1991-1-6, EN 1991-2, EN 1991-4, EN 1992, EN 1993, EN 1994, EN 1995, EN 1996, EN 1997, EN 1998, EN 1999, 89/106/EEC, 89/440/EEC, 92/50/EEC, 93/37/EEC
ReplacesBS 6399-1:1996, BS 5400-2:2006, BS 5400-1:1988
International RelationshipsEN 1991-1-7:2006
Amended ByCorrigendum, April 2010.
DescriptorsBuildings, Structural design, Design, Loading, Floors, Ceilings, Partitions, Classification systems, Barriers, Car parks (buildings), Architectural design, Roofs, Design calculations, Bridges, Steels, Concretes, Composite construction, Structural steels, Footbridges, Superstructures, Dimensions, Collisions (accident), Construction engineering works, Foundations, Accidents
Title in FrenchEurocode 1. Actions sur les structures. Actions générales. Actions accidentelles
Title in GermanEurocode 1. Einwirkungen auf Tragwerke. Allgemeine Einwirkungen. Außergewöhnliche Einwirkungen
ISBN978 0 580 68990 1
File Size1.294 MB

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