BS 8004:2015 Code of practice for foundations

Standard Number
BS 8004:2015
Code of practice for foundations
Publication Date
BS 8004:1986
This is a full revision of the standard, which introduces the following principal changes:
• the revised text is fully compatible with the current version of Eurocode 7 (BS EN 1997);
• guidance is given on designing foundations according to limit state principles using partial factors;
• guidance is given on the selection of design parameters for soils;
• guidance is given on the calculation of ultimate bearing resistance of shallow foundations;
• guidance is given on the design of pile foundations by calculation and by testing;
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