Terms and descriptions.
Basic guidelines for selecting the support system.
STRUCTURE AND BEARING SYSTEM.
STRUCTURE AND BEARING LOADS.
From a hinge to a bearing.
Influence of bearings on the stability of constructions.
Bearings with high vertical flexibility.
General design and dimensioning rules.
Imprint from EN 1337-1: General design rules.
Remarks on EN 1337-2: Sliding elements.
Remarks on the draft of EN 1337-3: Elastomeric bearings.
Remarks on the draft of EN 1337-5: Pot bearings.
Remarks on EN 1337-7: Spherical and cylindrical PTFE-bearings.
Remarks on the draft of EN 1337-8: Guide bearings and restraint bearings.
Remarks on the draft of EN 1337-10: Inspection and maintenance.
Imprint of EN 1337-11: Transport, storage and installation.
German Approval of sliding bearings (example).
German Approval of spherical bearings (two examples).
Pot bearing: special conditions (in part) and appendices
German Approval of a bearing for vibration control.
SCIENCE AND RESEARCH.
Literature, with brief comments.