Review of Eurocodes
The Eurocodes are currently being revised to extend their scope, improve their ease of use and to reduce the number of national parameters.
This is a major project funded by the European Commission, involving engineering project teams working throughout Europe.
NSAI’s Eurocodes Consultative Committee (TC 015) monitors and contributes to the programme and will be responsible for developing/updating the relevant national annexes. Eimear Sharkey was recently invited to join the NSAI Committee reviewing the new section of Eurocode 1 ‘Actions from waves and currents on coastal structures’ due to be published in draft later this year…watch this space