BS EN 14358:2016
Timber structures. Calculation and verification of characteristic values
|Standard number:||BS EN 14358:2016|
|ISBN:||978 0 580 83527 8|
- 79.040 Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber
- 91.080.20 Timber structures
Parametric methods are given for the determination of lower and upper 5-percentiles. The upper 5-percentile is the 95-percentile.
This standard is suitable for use with any structural product in the frame of type testing as well as factory production control.
Sampling is not covered by this document, but reference is made to the relevant product standards.
This standard also provides the acceptance procedure for verification of a lot.
Depending on the product, characteristic values determined in accordance with this standard may be used directly or may need additional adjustments specified in the relevant product standards.
For example, in the case of solid timber, specific adjustment factors for calculation of characteristic values are given in EN 384 .