The information is primarily intended for application in areas of moderate to high seismicity, although the much simpler rules applicable to areas of low seismicity are also covered. Guidance focuses on seismic aspects of the design of steel and concrete buildings up to 40m which do not have significant structural irregularity.
There is specific focus on the following:
Nationally Determined Parameters from National Annexes of both the UK and France have informed the design formulae presented.
The text is fully presented in both French and English.
Seismic design (two-volume package)
Includes both 'Manual for the seismic design of steel and concrete buildings to Eurocode 8' and the new, accompanying guidance 'Examples for the seismic design of steel and concrete buildings to Eurocode 8'.