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Eurocode 3 (EN1993-1)


Eurocodes 3 is a standardized code for the design of steel structures. This European code was elaborated by scientists, engineers and practitioners of the member states of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).

LIMIT® Implementation

LIMIT® includes the static and fatigue strength assessment of base material and weld seams. Nominal and structural stress concepts are included. The fatigue assessments against endurance strength or based on damage calculations are supported. The following subsections of the Eurocode 3 are used:

  • Eurocode 3 (EN1993-1-8): Design of steel structures – Part 1-8: Design of joints
  • Eurocode 3 (EN1993-1-9): Design of steel structures – Part 1-9: Fatigue

Fields of Application

  • buildings
  • bridges
  • plant design
  • fun rides
  • railway applications

Further Information

For detailed information please contact our LIMIT® support.