Eurocode 7 - geotechnical design, problems and its implementation in the Republic of Macedonia

Angelov, Goran and Delipetrov, Todor and Dimov, Gorgi and Doneva, Blagica and Delipetrev, Marjan and Blažev, Krsto (2014) Eurocode 7 - geotechnical design, problems and its implementation in the Republic of Macedonia. In: 14th SGEM GeoConference on Science and Technologies In Geology, Exploration and Mining, 19-25 June 2014, Albena, Bulgaria.

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Abstract

With aim to harmonize standards in the area of civil engineering and its associated activities, Europa implemented Eurocodes. Their implementation in the countries of lower standard is followed with many problems. The experiences of applying eurocodes, in general, showed a very large selection of parameters which in direct practice don’t have a greater impact. Our findings suggest that there will be a revision of most of the parameters involved in eurocodes. The Republic of Macedonia is in the period preceding the adoption of national parameters of eurocodes and long time discussing how to define the national parameters. From that perspective, the far has come with Eurocode 7. Basic problems, in our opinion, for the implementation of eurocodes, including eurocode7, is essential to reduce the number of parameters, also is need training to engineering staff for implementation of these Eurocodes in their applications. The realization of this is necessary to prepare an abridged version of the eurocode in order to be easily accessible and receptive of the engineering profession.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Natural sciences > Earth and related environmental sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Blagica Doneva
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2014 09:24
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2014 09:24
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/11181

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