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Limiting value wmax for the calculated crack width

Eurocode 2 part 1-1: Design of concrete structures   7.3.1 (5)

A limiting value, wmax, for the calculated crack width, wk, taking into account the proposed function and nature of the structure and the costs of limiting cracking, should be established.


The recommended values of the calculated crack width wmax for relevant exposure classes are given in Table 7.1N.

National choice


Design of concrete bridge structures?

See Eurocode 2 part 2   7.3.1 (105)