In Poland, designing with the use of limit states and partial factors has been a common practice for over 30 years. However, there are many differences between Eurocode 7 and Polish practice and previous codes. The paper presents some of these differences. The state of Eurocode 7 implementation in Poland is presented in general. Eurocode gives opportunity to choose one of the three Design Approaches. The reasons of the choice of the Design Approaches in Poland are presented. The Polish National Annex to EC7, as well as the Polish EC7 guide, are discussed. Reliability issues and the National TC Geotechnics's structure reliability approach are also raised.
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