Book release of ''Eurocodes, Design for structures and earthquake resistance''

Book release of ''Eurocodes, Design for structures and earthquake resistance''

Published and distributed by ERGOCAD to all Bookstores of 'Papassotiriou' (26), 'Protoporia' (1), 'Annikoula' (1).

The book consists of three parts. The first includes a detailed reference to the regulations and theory of the Eurocodes while incorporating texts from the Greek and Cypriot annexes. The second includes a real study with the use of the Eurocodes and explains how to apply them
in practice through a structural analysis and design software . In the third part, there are theory Pivot Tables , flow charts and 3d images, which are very useful elements for the understanding of regulations. It contains articles from the Eurocodes EC0, EC1, EC2, EC7, EC8. A very useful multimedia CD with lessons for Eurocodes accompanies it. In the recent edition of the book a sample evaluation study is included on the capacity of existing reinforced concrete structure according to KANEPE (code of intervetions) with PUSHOVER analysis.

The author, George Tsiamtsiakiris graduate of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, is a member of the Greek Section of the International Federation of Concrete, the Greek Department of Earthquake Engineering and Scientific Committee and the 5-membered commitee of civil engineering technical chamber of Greece (TEE). He participated as a speaker in many conferences and seminars in Greece , Cyprus and Italy, organized under the auspices of TEE and Associations of Civil Engineering on the implementation of the Eurocodes and KANEPE (code of intervetions).