Eurocode 1, Actions on structures, contains within its 10 parts (see table below) all the information required by the designer to assess the individual actions on a structure. It is generally self-explanatory and the actions to be used in the UK (as advised in the UK NAs) are typically the same as those in the old British Standards (BS 6399: Loading for buildings and BS 648: Schedule of weights of building materials). The most notable exception is the bulk density of reinforced concrete, which was increased to 25 kN/m3.
|BS EN 1991-1-1
||Densities, self-weight and imposed loads
|BS EN 1991-1-2
||Actions on structures exposed to fire
|BS EN 1991-1-3
|BS EN 1991-1-4
|BS EN 1991-1-5
|BS EN 1991-1-6
||Actions during execution
|BS EN 1991-1-7
||Accidental actions due to impact and explosions
|BS EN 1991-2
||Traffic loads on bridges
|BS EN 1-3
||Actions induced by cranes and machinery
|BS EN 1-4
||Actions in silos and tanks
Extract from How to Design Structures using Eurocode 2 (page 5, table 8)
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