Eurocode 0: Basis of structural design (EN 1990)

EN 1990 describes the principles and requirements for safety and serviceability of structures. Is also gives guidelines for related aspects of structural reliability.

For the design of new structures, EN 1990 is intended to be used, for direct application, together with Eurocodes EN 1991 to 1999.


EN 1990 is intended for use by

  • designers and constructors
  • clients (e.g. for the formulation of their specific requirements on reliability levels and durability
  • relevant authorities

National annex for EN 1990

This national Annex (NA) lays down the conditions for the implementation in Denmark of EN 1990 for construction works in conformity with the Danish Building Act or the building legislation. Other parties can put this NA into effect by referring thereto.


Erling Richard Trudsø
Erling Richard Trudsø Seniorkonsulent | Senior Consultant
Sekretariater, udvalg og netværk II
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