BS EN 1998-4:2006 - Eurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Silos, tanks and pipelines – BSI British Standards
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BS EN 1998-4:2006

Eurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Silos, tanks and pipelines

Status : Current, Under review   Published : September 2006



BS EN 1998-4:2006 specifies principles and application rules for the seismic design of the structural aspects of facilities composed of above-ground and buried pipeline systems and of storage tanks of different types and uses, as well as for independent items, such as single water towers serving a specific purpose, or groups of silos enclosing granular materials, etc.

BS EN 1998-4:2006 includes the additional criteria and rules required for the seismic design of these structures without restrictions on their size, structural types and other functional characteristics. For some types of tanks and silos, it also provides detailed methods of assessment and verification rules.

This standard replaces DD ENV 1998-4:1999.


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Standard NumberBS EN 1998-4:2006
TitleEurocode 8. Design of structures for earthquake resistance. Silos, tanks and pipelines
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date29 September 2006
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1992-1-1:2004, EN 1991-4:2006, EN 1990:2002, EN 1998-2:2005, EN 1998-6:2005, EN 1997-1:2004, EN 1998-1:2004, EN 1998-5:2004, EN 1993-1-5:2006, EN 1992-3:2006, EN 1993-1-6:2006, EN 1993-4-2:2006, EN 1993-4-1:2006, EN 1993-1-7:2006, EN 1993-1-1:2004, EN 1993-4-3:2006
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesDD ENV 1998-4:1999
International RelationshipsEN 1998-4:2006
DescriptorsSeismic coefficient, Pipes, Earthquake-resistant design, Structural design, Pipelines, Classification systems, Structures, Silos, Damping, Shell structures, Seismic loading, Construction systems parts, Performance, Foundations, Earthquakes, Seismology, Reliability, Mathematical calculations, Hydrodynamics, Dynamic pressure, Verification, Pressure, Safety measures, Anchorages, Underground, Tanks (containers)
Title in FrenchEurocode 8. Calcul des structures pour leur résistance aux séismes. Silos, réservoirs et canalisations
Title in GermanEurocode 8: Auslegung von Bauwerken gegen Erdbeben. Silos, Tankbauwerke und Rohrleitungen
ISBN0 580 49272 9
File Size1.207 MB

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