Eurocode 6, or BS EN 1996: Design of masonry structures, relates to buildings and other civil engineering works, and covers reinforced, prestressed and confined masonry. The four parts cover the rules for reinforced and unreinforced masonry, structural fire design and detailed rules for lateral loading. The four parts are:
- BS EN 1996-1-1:2005 Design of masonry structures. General rules for reinforced and unreinforced masonry structures
- BS EN 1996-1-2:2005 Design of masonry structures. General rules. Structural fire design
- BS EN 1996-2:2006 Design of masonry structures. Design considerations, selection of materials and execution of masonry
- BS EN 1996-3:2006 Design of masonry structures. Simplified calculation methods for unreinforced masonry structures
The Concrete Centre has a range of technical guidance to assist engineers with the design of masonry structures to Eurocode 6.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
Guidance on how concrete can be used to achieve credits under the latest version of BREEAM NC:2014.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
A magazine to commemorate 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.