Documents

TC250 Newsletter 2 - 01.2009 - 0081

Description
Description:
Categories
Published
of 9
All materials on our website are shared by users. If you have any questions about copyright issues, please report us to resolve them. We are always happy to assist you.
Share
Transcript
  Workshop on the Adoption of the Eurocodes in the EU New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries7-9 of November, !! in #$C, %spra, %ta&'()r*ani+ed b' DG Joint Research Centre  and DG ENTERPRISE  of the European Commission under the JRC Enlargement andIntegration Action.  UMMA$ .AC/0$)UN1 ).#EC2%3E 4$)0$AMME C)NC5U%)N 6 $EC)MMEN1A2%)N   Nationa& %mp&ementation of the Eurocodes  4romotion, 2rainin* and Education   Maintenance and urther deve&opment   #$C contribution to %mp&ementation, Maintenance, 4romotion, 2rainin*, 8armoni+ation and urther 1eve&opment UMMA$   As part of the #oint $esearch Centres activities to support the en&ar*ement and inte*ration of the European Union, the workshop was dedicated to assistin* the transfer of the ac:uis communautaire ;the bod' of EU &e*is&ation and standards to be imp&emented and monitored< to the New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries(2he Workshop was participated b' = representatives of the Nationa& Authorities, Nationa& tandardi+ation .odies, Academia and Chambers of En*ineers from a&& the >? New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries( CEN@2C  ! was represented b' its Chairman, 8( .ossenma'er, and #(A( Ca&*aro, 8( 0u&vanessian, 0( ed&acek and 4( 5uchin*er( M( e&dmann, 3( de 3i&&e, 5( anpao&esi and M( 3irtanen presented the eperience of the Bo&dB EU member countries in the adoption and imp&ementation of the Eurocodes in the desi*n of structures( $( /&ein, 8ead of Construction Unit, 10 EN2$, 0( Caratti, 8ead of Unit En&ar*ement and Associate %nitiatives, 10 #$C, M( 0eradin, 8ead of the European 5aborator' for tructura& assessment ;E5A<, 10 #$C and staff of E5A invo&ved in the re&evant activities, contributed to the Workshop( 2he tota& number of the participants was =(2he pro*ramme of the Workshop was composed of three partsD  5ectures on the basics of Eurocodes draftin* and imp&ementation, and presentation of the #$C@E5A activities on theAdministrative Arran*ement with 10 EN2$ on support to the imp&ementation, harmoni+ation and further deve&opment of the EN Eurocodes(  Nationa& presentations on the pro*ress in adoption of Nationa& tandards imp&ementin* EN Eurocodes, advancementin assessment of the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters, views and eperience in education and trainin* to the Eurocodes, production of handbooks, desi*n aids and software to faci&itate the imp&ementation of the EN Eurocodes and potentia& specific needs to achieve improved desi*n *uide&ines(  $ound tab&e discussions on the education and trainin* to the EN Eurocodes and on the EN Eurocodes imp&ementation(  2he main conc&usion was that the process for the imp&ementation of EN Eurocodes in the New Member and the Accession countries isunder wa'( 2here is a *ood pro*ress on Eurocodes trans&ations and the preparation of the NAs and N14s, especia&&' on EN >99! and EN >99>( 2he work on the seismic ha+ard map and the maps of snow &oads, wind and temperature is sti&& *oin* on( Common&', it is decided to fo&&ow the recommended va&ues, c&asses and methods, when decidin* the Nationa&&' determined 4arameters ;N14s<, un&ess stron* reasons eisted for the contrar'( %n most of the countries the Nationa& Authorities are financin* trans&ation and adoption of Eurocode standards, but this fundin* is not sufficient(Aimin* at acce&eration of the further pro*ress in adoption and imp&ementation of the EN Eurocodes in the EU New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries, the fo&&owin* main recommendations were formu&ated as outcome of the ana&'sis of the state-of-the-art of the processD  Use of En&ar*ement funds ;e(*( the 5atvia Eurocodes imp&ementation proect financed b' the 2ransition aci&it' pro*ramme< and other EU funds to support imp&ementation( More financia& support for the trans&ations of the EN Eurocodes and determination of the N14s shou&d be sou*ht in both, the Nationa& and EU sources(  %ncrease the echan*e of eperience and stren*thenin* the internationa&@re*iona& cooperation throu*hD oint proects under different EU pro*rams and initiatives on the methods and approaches for estimation of the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arametersF re*iona& networkin* for deve&opment of seismic re*u&ations re&evant to the Eurocodes standards, e(*( drawin* up seismic maps for the border areas to*ether with the nei*hborin* countriesFuse and contribution of@to the Eurocodes 4orta&(  $aise pub&ic awareness on the importance of Eurocodes standards and benefits emanatin* from their use( 4ub&ication of information &eaf&ets on the use of Eurocodes and information materia&s in the Nationa& Authorities websites is ver' important ;e(*( the U/ 0reen .ook on the Eurocodes<(  A&& back*round documents that eist to an' 4art of the EN Eurocodes shou&d be avai&ab&e throu*h the Nationa& Authorities@Nationa& tandardi+ation .odies to the Nationa& 2echnica& Committees and responsib&e specia&ists for production of handbooks, desi*n aids, software, etc( to faci&itate the education, trainin* and imp&ementation of the EN Eurocodes(  urther deve&opment of the EN Eurocodes shou&d be directed towardsD new materia&s ;fibre reinforced concrete, po&'mers and fibre reinforced po&'mers, *&ass<, assessment of eistin* structures, structura& desi*n for durabi&it' and environmenta& sustainabi&it', concrete structures under hi*her temperature, protection a*ainst etreme ha+ards(  Nationa& EN Eurocodes he&pdesks shou&d be created and &inked to the Centra&i+ed 8e&p 1esk maintained b' #$C@E5A( Nationa& Authorities @ Nationa& tandardi+ation .odies shou&d nominate Nationa& contact persons for the up&oad of the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters and for Nationa& information to the website, created b' #$C@E5A( 2he Workshop offered ver' *ood opportunit' of dia&o*ue between a&& the partners in the process of EN Eurocodes adoption( 2he positive atmosphere created durin* the echan*e of eperience and opinions considerab&' contributed the success of the Workshop( %n !!G are p&anned simi&ar Workshops for the Mediterranean countries, as we&& as for the EU Bo&dB member countries(.AC/0$)UN1   EN Eurocodes are intended b' the European Commission services and the Member tates to become the European recommended means for the structura& desi*n of works and parts thereof, to faci&itate the echan*e of construction services ;construction works  and re&ated en*ineerin* services< and to improve the functionin* of the interna& market( %n order to take into account specific *eo*raphica&, *eo&o*ica& or c&imatic conditions, as we&& as specific &eve&s of protection app&icab&e in their territor', Member tates ma' need specific parameters and the Eurocodes therefore contain Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters( 2he' are however encoura*ed to co-operate to minimise the number of cases where the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters differ from the recommended va&ues( 2he' shou&d a&so promote instruction in the use of the Eurocodes, especia&&' in en*ineerin* schoo&s and as continuous professiona& deve&opment courses for en*ineers and technicians(As part of the #oint $esearch Centres activities to support the en&ar*ement and inte*ration of the European Union, the workshop is dedicated to assistin* the transfer of the ac:uis communautaire ;the bod' of EU &e*is&ation and standards to be imp&emented and monitored< to the New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries().#EC2%3E    )verview of the preparedness of the New Member, Accession and Candidate Countries for adoption of Nationa& tandards on the Eurocodes(  %dentification of the specific prob&ems and of the research and &e*is&ation needs for adoption of Nationa& tandards imp&ementin* Eurocodes(  Echan*e of eperience and views on the strate*' of trainin* and on the e&aboration of *uide&ines and trainin* materia&s(  tren*thenin* of the internationa& co-operation on the methods and approaches for adoption of the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters aimin* at their future harmoni+ation( Contribution to the settin*-up of a network of European ke' research institutions en*a*ed in the assessment of the Nationa&&' 1etermined 4arameters(  Co&&ection and echan*e of information about comp&eted Nationa& Annees(  1irect feedback b' the representatives of the Commission and CEN@2C ! to the potentia& &e*is&ation and technica& prob&ems in the adoption of the Eurocodes(  ettin*-up of an internationa& network of eperts aimin* at information echan*e and co&&aboration(4$)0$AMME   1A >ChairsD M( 0Hradin ;#$C, 8ost<, 0( Caratti ;#$C, Co- or*ani+er<, and A( 4into ;)r*ani+in* Committee<  We&come addresses, #-M( Cadiou, 1irector, %4C, #$C and M( 0Hradin, Unit 8ead, E5A, #$C  0( Caratti, 8ead of Unit, En&ar*ement and Associated %nitiatives, #$C( )pportunities in the #$C En&ar*ement and %nte*rationAction  8( .ossenma'er, Chairman of CEN@2C !( 2he EN Eurocodes and the ro&e of CEN@2C !  8( 0u&vanessian, CEN@2C !( 2he EN Eurocodes for bui&din*s and the ro&e of EN >99! - .asis of structura& desi*nChairsD $( /&ein and #-A( Ca&*aro  $( /&ein, 8ead of Construction Unit at 10 EN2$( %mportance of the Eurocodes for the European Union  8( 0u&vanessian, CEN@2C !( 2he C41 and the EN Eurocodes   4( 5uchin*er, CEN@2C !( Evo&ution of the EN Eurocodes  #-A( Ca&*aro, CEN@2C !( 2he EN Eurocodes forbrid*es ChairsD 8( .ossenma'er and 4( .ar  0( ed&acek, CEN@2C !( Needs for new codification  $( rank and #-A( Ca&*aro, Ico&e Nationa&e des 4onts et ChaussHes( Eurocodes education and trainin*(  3( de 3i&&e, .ureau 0reisch, .e&*ium( App&ication of the Eurocodes in the desi*n of Mi&&au viaduct  5( anpao&esi, Universit' of 4isa, %ta&'( Adoption of the EN- Eurocodes in %ta&'ChairsD 0( ed&acek and M( 0reen&e'  M( 3irtanen, 8ead, innish de&e*ation to CC( Adoption of the EN-Eurocodes in in&and(  A( 4into, E5A Unit, #$C( #$C Contribution to the imp&ementation and further deve&opment of the Eurocodes  ( 1imova and /( Mehr, E5A Unit, #$C( 1eve&opment of the EC web site on the EN Eurocodes and database for the Nationa&&' determined parametersChairsD 8( 0u&vanessian and A( 4into  Juestions and comments 1A ChairsD 3( An*e&ieva and 3( $enda  Nationa& 4resentation from &oveniaD 1( .e*, A( /rasovec-3rhovec and M( 4re*&( Adoption of tructura& Eurocodes in &ovenia  Nationa& 4resentation from C+ech $epub&icD M( 8o&ick' and K( A&daba*hova( Eperience from imp&ementation of Eurocodes in the C+ech $epub&ic  Nationa& 4resentation from EstoniaD #( /ur*, /( 5oorits, /( $aur and E( $ebanne( Adoption of Eurocodes in Estonia ChairsD C( Chr'sostomou and 0( o&omos  Nationa& 4resentation from 8un*ar'D 0( arkas, #( /orda, .( /ovacs and #( +abo( tate of the art concernin* the imp&ementation of EN Eurocodes in 8un*ar'  Nationa& 4resentations from 5atviaD A( teinerts and 1( pro*e( %mp&ementation of Eurocode standards in 5atvia A( 4ae*&itis( 2he use of Eurocodes in transportation infrastructure proects in 5atvia  Nationa& 4resentation from 5ithuaniaD E( Meskauskiene and .( ickus( Nationa& annees of EurocodesD situation in 5ithuaniaChairsD 1( 5un*u and E( 0utierre+
We Need Your Support
Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our free products and services. We are nonprofit website to share and download documents. To the running of this website, we need your help to support us.

Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

No, Thanks