This publication provides a concise compilation of selected rules in the Eurocode 8 Part 1 & 3, together with relevant Cyprus National Annex, that relate to the seismic design of common forms of concrete building structure in the South Europe. Rules from EN 1998-3 for global analysis, type of analysis and verification checks are presented. Detail design check rules for concrete beam, column and shear wall, from EN 1998-3 are also presented. This guide covers the assessment of orthodox members in concrete frames. It does not cover design rules for steel frames. Certain practical limitations are given to the scope.
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