(1)Eurocode 3 applies to the design of buildings and civil engineering works in steel. It complieswith the principles and requirements for the safety and serviceability of structures, the basis of their design and verification that are given in EN 1990 – Basis of structural design. (2)Eurocode 3 is concerned only with requirements for resistance, serviceability, durabilityand fire resistance of steel structures. Other requirements, e.g. concerning thermal or sound insulation, are notcovered.