DIN Standards Committee Building and Civil Engineering
DIN EN 1995-1-2
Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures - Part 1-2: General - Structural fire design; German version EN 1995-1-2:2004 + AC:2009
Eurocode 5: Bemessung und Konstruktion von Holzbauten - Teil 1-2: Allgemeine Regeln - Tragwerksbemessung für den Brandfall; Deutsche Fassung EN 1995-1-2:2004 + AC:2009
CEN/TC 250 decided in 2008 that no revision of the Eurocodes shall be carried out at least until March 2013. However, necessary amendments and corrigenda of the Eurocodes could be published until March 2013. This decision led to a large number of amendments and corrigenda, which were mostly published as separate documents. For better applicability of the Eurocodes together with these separate documents, the DIN prepares consolidated versions as new versions for all Eurocodes affected by this. These consolidated versions then contain the current amendments and corrigenda. In this context, the mentions of replacement on the Eurocodes are also supplemented accordingly. A new edition is also published, even if only the superseding note is to be supplemented. DIN EN 1995-1-2 deals with the design of timber structures for the exceptional situation of fire exposure and is intended to be used in conjunction with EN 1995-1-1 and EN 1991-1-2:2002. EN 1995-1-2 only determines differences from, or supplements for the design at normal ambient temperatures; active fire prevention methods are not taken into account. This standard does not deal with active methods of fire protection and applies to building structures that are required to fulfil certain functions when exposed to fire, in terms of - avoiding premature collapse of the structure (load-bearing function) and, if required, - limiting fire spread (flames, hot gases, excessive heat) beyond designated areas (separating function). European Corrigendum EN 1995-1-2:2004/AC:2009 has been incorporated into this new edition. The Committee responsible for this standard is NA 005-52-22 AA "Konstruktiver baulicher Brandschutz (Spiegelausschuss zu Teilbereichen von CEN/TC 250)" ("Structural fire protection (Mirror Committee to parts of CEN/TC 250)") at DIN.