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Design criteria

Rubb buildings are designed in accordance with UK Building Regulations with respect to wind and snow loads.

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The design is in strict accordance with the relevant British Standards or Eurocodes. We can also offer buildings around the world designed to suit local conditions and code requirements. Our past projects have been designed to sustain wind speeds up to 135mph and snow loads up to 500kg/m². The building framework and cladding membrane are structurally analysed using appropriate non-linear techniques and software.

All structures manufactured by Rubb Buildings Ltd are designed in strict accordance with the following British and European standards and codes of practice:

BS 648: Schedule of weights of building materials

BS 4360: Weldable structural steels

BS 4848: Hot rolled structural steel sections

BS 5950: Structural use of steelwork in building

BS EN 10219: Cold formed welded structural sections

BS 6399: Part 1 – Code of practice for dead and imposed loads

BS 6399: Part 3 – Code of practice for imposed roof loads

BS EN 1990:2002: Eurocode – Basis of structural design

NA to BS EN 1990:2002: UK National Annex to Eurocode – Basis of structural design

BS EN 1991-1-1:2002: Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-1: General actions – Densities, self weight, imposed loads for buildings

NA to BS EN 1991-1-1:2002: UK National Annex to Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-1: General actions – Densities, self weight, imposed loads for buildings

BS EN 1991-1-3:2003: Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-3: General actions – snow loads

NA to BS EN 1991-1-3:2003: UK National Annex to Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-3: General actions – Snow loads

BS EN 1991-1-4:2005: Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-4: General actions – Wind actions

NA to BS EN 1991-1-4:2005: UK National Annex to Eurocode 1: Actions on structures – Part 1-4: General actions – Wind actions

BS EN 1993-1-1:2005: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings

NA to BS EN 1993-1-1:2005: UK National Annex to Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings

BS EN 1993-1-8:2005: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-8: Design of joints

NA to BS EN 1993-1-8:2005: UK National Annex to Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-8: Design of joints

BS EN 1993-1-10:2005: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-10: Material toughness and through-thickness properties

NA to BS EN 1993-1-10:2005: UK National Annex to Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-10: Material toughness and through-thickness properties

BS EN 1993-1-11:2006: Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-11: Design of structures with tension components

NA to BS EN 1993-1-11:2006: UK National Annex to Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Part 1-11: Design of structures with tension components