AS/NZS 1170.1 Supplement 1:2002 Structural design actions - Part 1: Permanent, imposed and other actions - Commentary (Supplement to AS/NZS 1170.1:2002)
- AS/NZS 1170.1 Supplement 1:2002
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Provides background material to the requirements of AS/NZS 1170.1. Clause by clause, it gives the origins of requirements, departures from previous practice and explanations with examples to illustrate their application.
This Commentary is intended to be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 1170.1:2002.
The commentary includes explanations of the provisions and in some cases suggests approaches that may satisfy the intent of the standard. Commentary Clauses are not mandatory. Lists of references are also given for further reading.
Construction actions are now specifically covered in AS/NZS 1170.0. Some comment on construction activity is given under Clause C3.1.