DS/ENV 1993-6:1999 ( Withdrawn )

Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures - Part 6: Crane supporting structures

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(1) Part 6 of ENV 1993 provides principles and application rules for the structural design of crane runway beams and other crane supporting structures, including columns and other members made of steel. (2) The provisions given in Part 6 supplement, modify or supersede the equivalent provisions given in ENV 1993-1-1, to which reference also needs to be made. (3) It covers overhead crane runways inside buildings and outdoor overhead crane runways. (4) Crane runways for tacker cranes in high-bay warehouses are not covered in this document, even though some of its provisions might be adopted for such runways. (5) It covers crane runway beams for: a) overhead travelling cranes; either – supported on top of the runway beams; – underslung below the runway beams; b) monorail hoist blocks. (6) Ancillary items including crane rails, structural and stops, support brackers, surge connectors and surge girders are also covered. However, crane rails not mounted on steel structures, and rails for other purposes, are excluded. (7) Cranes and all other moving parts are excluded. Provisions for cranes are given in EN 13001. (8) Runway beams for window cleaning gantries, bridge access gantries or used for other purposes are not covered in this document, even though some of its provisions might be adopted for such structures. (9) Provisions are also given for anchors and connections of static cranes to buildings. (10) This Part does not cover special provisions for seismic design, which are given in ENV 1998.

Number of pages: 60

Published: 1999-10-08

Date of approval: 1999-08-16

Date of withdrawal: 2007-07-09

International relationships : ENV 1993-6:1999 IDT

ICS: 53.020.20 - Cranes 91.010.30 - Technical aspects 91.080.10 - Metal structures

Item number: 37691



  • CEN/TC 250/SC 3

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