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Foundations: the minimum downward load for tie beams design q1

Eurocode 2 part 1-1: Design of concrete structures   9.8.3 (2)

Tie beams should be designed for a minimum downward load of q1 if the action of compaction machinery can cause effects to the tie beams.


The recommended value for the downward load on tie beams q1 is 10 kN/m.

National choice