BS EN 1998-6:2005 - Eurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Towers, masts and chimneys – BSI British Standards

BS EN 1998-6:2005

Eurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Towers, masts and chimneys

Status : Current, Under review   Published : January 2006



BS EN 1998-6 establishes requirements, criteria and rules for the design of tall slender structures such as towers; including bell-towers, intake towers, radio and TV-towers; masts; industrial chimneys and lighthouses.

Requirements are also given for non-structural elements, such as the lining material of industrial chimneys, antennae and other equipment.


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Standard NumberBS EN 1998-6:2005
TitleEurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Towers, masts and chimneys
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date12 January 2006
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1998-1:2004, EN 1992-1-2, EN 1993-3-1, EN 1998-2, EN 1993-1-6, EN 1993-1-4, EN 13084-2, EN 1994-1-2, EN 1998-5, EN 1998-1, EN 1993-1-1, EN 1992-1-1, EN 1990, EN 1993-1-11, EN 1993-1-8, EN 1993-3-2, EN 13084-7, EN 1993-1-2, EN 1993-1-5, EN 1993-1-10, EN 1994-1-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesDD ENV 1998-3:1997
International RelationshipsEN 1998-6:2005
DescriptorsSteels, Modulus of elasticity, Stability, Mass, Thermal testing, Earthquake-resistant design, Industrial, Antenna masts, Structures, Concretes, Vibration, Damping, Yield stress, Seismology, Conformity, Elastic deformation, Lighthouses, Chimneys, Towers, Stiffness, Safety measures, Structural design, Verification, Ductility
Title in FrenchEurocode 8. Calcul des structures pour leur résistance aux séismes. Tours, mâts et cheminées
Title in GermanEurocode 8. Auslegung von Bauwerken gegen Erdbeben. Türme, Maste und Schornsteine
ISBN0 580 46614 0
File Size614 KB

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