Joint Committee on Structural Safety (JCSS)

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URL: http://www.jcss.byg.dtu.dk/

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Founded

1971

History

1971, as Joint Committee for Safety of Structures, by E-XE1671 - Liaison Committee of International Associations of Civil Engineering, which groups: H-XD0628 - Euro-International Committee for Concrete; F-XD0699 - European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS); H-XC1986 - Fédération internationale de la précontrainte (FIP); B-XB1177 - International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE); B-XB1723 - International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB); B-XB2784 - Réunion internationale des laboratoires d'essais et de recherches sur les matériaux et les constructions (RILEM).

Aims

Improve general knowledge and understanding within the fields of safety, risk, reliability and quality assurance for all types of civil engineering and building structures, on the basis of sound scientific principles and with an open eye for the applications in practice; take care that inter-associational pre-normative research in the field of risk and reliability is performed in an effective and adequate way; strive for coordination between the inter-associational pre-normative research and normalization activities in ISO, Eurocode etc; provide appropriate support and technical coordination for the work of member associations.

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Structure

Board (meets annually), comprising President (Chair), Former President, Reporter(s) and one Member-Specialist per Association. Working Parties (meet twice a year), consisting of about 10 active members selected by the Board and chaired by Reporters.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XE1672

Last News

2015

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