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Buckling resistance of uniform members in bending

Buckling resistance of uniform members in bending

Richard Henderson of the Steel Construction Institute discusses the phenomenon of lateral-torsional buckling. In order to retain the..

July 12, 2018
AD 420: Minimum values of shear and bending moment in beams with web openings

AD 420: Minimum values of shear and bending moment in beams with web openings

Table 3.1 of SCI publication P355 gives minimum values of co-existent shear and bending moment to be used at beam openings. This AD..

July 12, 2018
New and revised codes & standards: June 2018

New and revised codes & standards: June 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN 1011-8:2018 Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials. Welding of cast irons Supersedes BS EN..

July 12, 2018
AD 419: Composite beams with different positions of web openings

AD 419: Composite beams with different positions of web openings

SCI publication P355 is widely used to design beams with large web openings. It is adopted in the development of software to design hot..

June 14, 2018
New and revised codes & standards, from BSI Updates May 2018

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

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 2081:2018 Metallic and other inorganic coatings. Electroplated coatings of zinc with supplementary treatments..

June 14, 2018
U-frames in bridges

U-frames in bridges

Bridge designers will be familiar with compression flanges restrained by u-frames. David Brown of the SCI introduces the concept and..

June 14, 2018
New and revised codes & standards, from BSI updates April 2018

New and revised codes & standards, from BSI updates April 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 9017:2018 Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Fracture test Supersedes BS EN ISO 9017:2013 BS EN..

May 10, 2018
AD 418: Web-post buckling in composite beams with rectangular and elongated web openings

AD 418: Web-post buckling in composite beams with rectangular and elongated web openings

The design of composite beams with large web openings is presented in SCI P355, which has been adopted in the development of software for..

May 10, 2018
The use of S355 fin plates

The use of S355 fin plates

Increasing interest in the use of S355 for fin plates prompted questions about the stiffness of such connections – are they still..

May 9, 2018
The resistance of cross sections subject to shear and bending – theoretical analysis and practical design rules

The resistance of cross sections subject to shear and bending – theoretical analysis and practical design rules

Sections subject to both bending and shear have a reduced bending resistance where the shear force is greater than half the shear..

April 12, 2018