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The design of tee sections in bending

The design of tee sections in bending

David Brown of the SCI looks at the lateral torsional buckling resistance of tee sections, considering the rules in BS 5950 and BS EN..

July 9, 2019
New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates June 2019

New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates June 2019

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 2553:2019 Welding and allied processes. Symbolic representation on drawings. Welded joints Supersedes BS EN..

July 9, 2019
AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

The purpose of this AD note is to direct designers’ attention to PD 6688-1-4 as a source of design loads on building canopies and useful..

July 9, 2019
Fatigue of bracing in buildings

Fatigue of bracing in buildings

BS5950 states that buildings subject to fluctuating wind loads do not need to be checked for fatigue but EC3 contains no such statement...

June 12, 2019
AD 431: Column web panel strengthening

AD 431: Column web panel strengthening

The purpose of this Advisory Desk note is to draw attention to the contribution that full-depth stiffeners make to the shear resistance of..

June 12, 2019
New and revised codes & standards: May 2019

New and revised codes & standards: May 2019

BRITISH STANDARDS BS 7974 and PD 7974 Series Kit Fire Safety engineering. Application of fire safety engineering principles to the design..

June 12, 2019
The design of crane girders

The design of crane girders

Recent correspondence in Verulam suggested that there were no decent examples of crane girder design to the Eurocodes. David Brown of the..

May 7, 2019
New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates April 2019

New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates April 2019

NEW WORK STARTED EN 1990 Eurocode. Basis of structural and geotechnical design Will supersede BS EN 1990:2002+A1:2005 ISO PUBLICATIONS ISO..

May 7, 2019
AD 430: Wind load on unclad frames

AD 430: Wind load on unclad frames

In order to retain the accurate formatting of the equations in this technical paper, this article is available as a pdf download only...

May 7, 2019
Stability and second order effects on steel structures – Part 2: design according to Eurocode 3

Stability and second order effects on steel structures – Part 2: design according to Eurocode 3

Ricardo Pimentel of the SCI illustrates the different methods provided by EN 1993-1-1 to address the topics of member stability, global..

April 4, 2019