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.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
The buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly.
This guide focuses on the use of concrete at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre and its part in creating a low energy building.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
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This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.
This publication seeks to provide information for structural engineers who are designing tall buildings in concrete.
This publication widens the understanding of post-tensioned floor construction and illustrates the considerable benefits.
This guide aims to enable designers to realise their aesthetic aspirations using concrete.