BS EN 14358:2016 - Timber structures. Calculation and verification of characteristic values

BS EN 14358:2016

Timber structures. Calculation and verification of characteristic values

Status : Current, Under review   Published : June 2016




Parametric methods are given for the determination of lower and upper 5-percentiles. The upper 5-percentile is the 95-percentile.

This standard is suitable for use with any structural product in the frame of type testing as well as factory production control.

Sampling is not covered by this document, but reference is made to the relevant product standards.

This standard also provides the acceptance procedure for verification of a lot.

Depending on the product, characteristic values determined in accordance with this standard may be used directly or may need additional adjustments specified in the relevant product standards.


For example, in the case of solid timber, specific adjustment factors for calculation of characteristic values are given in EN 384.

Standard NumberBS EN 14358:2016
TitleTimber structures. Calculation and verification of characteristic values
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1990:2002, EN 384
ReplacesBS EN 14358:2006
International RelationshipsEN 14358:2016
Draft Superseded By13/30286097 DC
DescriptorsFasteners, Acceptance (approval), Structural timber, Mathematical calculations, Wood products, Mechanical behaviour of materials, Structures, Formulae (mathematics), Wood, Test specimens, Construction materials
Title in FrenchStructures en bois. Détermination et vérification des valeurs caractéristiques
Title in GermanHolzbauwerke. Berechnung und Kontrolle charakteristischer Werte
ISBN978 0 580 83527 8
File Size1.794 MB

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