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Illustration of fatigue design of a crane runway beam

Illustration of fatigue design of a crane runway beam

As indicated in the technical article in the September 2018 issue of New Steel Construction Richard Henderson of the SCI discusses the..

January 2, 2019
New and revised codes & standards, from BSI Updates November 2018

New and revised codes & standards, from BSI Updates November 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN 560:2018 Gas welding equipment. Hose connections for equipment for welding, cutting and allied processes..

January 2, 2019
AD 426: Bolt head protrusion through nuts and threads in grip lengths

AD 426: Bolt head protrusion through nuts and threads in grip lengths

To ensure that bolt threads are fully engaged in the nut, BS EN 1090-2 clause 8.2.2 specifies that the protrusion must be at least one..

January 2, 2019
AD 425: Full depth stiffeners and lateral torsional buckling

AD 425: Full depth stiffeners and lateral torsional buckling

The SCI Advisory Desk sometimes receives questions about the potential to use full depth stiffeners to restrain lateral torsional buckling,..

January 2, 2019
Composite beam design at elevated temperature: comparisons between different temperature distributions in the concrete flange

Composite beam design at elevated temperature: comparisons between different temperature distributions in the concrete flange

Several resources give guidance on the temperature profile through composite slabs; BS 5950-8, EN 1994-1-2 and NCCI PN005C-GB. Ricardo..

November 7, 2018
New and revised codes & standards: from BSI Updates October 2018

New and revised codes & standards: from BSI Updates October 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 15626:2018 Non-destructive testing of welds. Time-of-flight diffraction technique (TOFD). Acceptance levels..

November 7, 2018
AD 424: Shear stud length

AD 424: Shear stud length

SCI has been advised that shear studs which are shorter than usual have been placed on the market in the UK, and this AD warns against..

November 7, 2018
Temperature profiles through composite slabs at elevated temperatures

Temperature profiles through composite slabs at elevated temperatures

Callum Heavens of the SCI discusses different methods for determining temperature profiles through composite slabs at elevated..

October 11, 2018
AD 423: Reduction in bending resistance due to high shear

AD 423: Reduction in bending resistance due to high shear

When considering the resistance of cross sections under combined bending and high shear, (where the shear is equal to or exceeds half the..

October 11, 2018
New and revised codes & standards: from BSI Updates September 2018

New and revised codes & standards: from BSI Updates September 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN 1563:2018 Founding. Spheroidal graphite cast irons. Supersedes BS EN 1563:2011 BS EN 14399-7:2018 High-strength..

October 11, 2018