Project Description

The Institute of Steel Structures at RWTH Aachen University is one of the largest European academic and research institutions working on steel, composite and lightweight structures. The institute has been involved in the development of various national standards and Eurocodes, e.g. EC0, EC1, EC3 and EC8. Prof. Benno Hoffmeister (RWTH) is also member of TC13 of the ECCS and is responsible for the development of seismic provisions for steel and composite structures in Germany