Title: Serviceability Provisions in the New Eurocode for the Design of Concrete Structures
Author(s): A. W. Beeby
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 15-32
Keywords: beams; code provisions; deflection control; Eurocode;
serviceability; stress checks
This paper provides an outline of the provisions for design for serviceability given in the current version of Eurocode 2; the Eurocode for the design of concrete structures. The provisions for stress limitation and crack control are outlined briefly together with some of the reasoning behind them. A more detailed description of the background and content of the clauses dealing with the control of deflection are given.