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prБДС EN 13001-3-1:2023

Cranes - General design - Part 3-1: Limit states and proof competence of steel structure

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45.99     Aug 7, 2023

50.20    Oct 19, 2023



European Standard


Appropriate for SMEs


This document specifies limit states, requirements and methods to prevent mechanical hazards in steel structures of cranes by design and theoretical proof of competence.
The significant hazardous situations and hazardous events that could result in risks to persons during intended use are identified in Annex L. Clauses 4 to 8 of this document provide requirements and methods to reduce or eliminate these risks:
a) exceeding the limits of strength (yield, ultimate, fatigue);
b) exceeding temperature limits of material or components;
c) elastic instability of the crane or its parts (buckling, bulging).
This document is not applicable to cranes which are designed before the date of its publication as EN and serves as reference base for the European Standards for particular crane types (see Annex K).
NOTE This document deals only with the limit state method in accordance with EN 13001-1:2015.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)

Life cycle


БДС EN 13001-3-1:2012+A2:2018


prБДС EN 13001-3-1:2023
45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC
Aug 7, 2023

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