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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
AD 417: Resistance of sections to combined shear and bending

AD 417: Resistance of sections to combined shear and bending

This Advisory Desk note reminds designers that the form of the section has a significant impact on the reduction of bending resistance..

April 12, 2018
New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates March 2018

New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates March 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 11126-10:2017 Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products...

April 12, 2018
Members subject to combined bending and compression

Members subject to combined bending and compression

David Brown of the SCI reviews the options and available resources that can be used to simplify the design checks and determine the..

March 8, 2018
AD 416: Artificially reducing the effective width of slab to satisfy shear connection requirements

AD 416: Artificially reducing the effective width of slab to satisfy shear connection requirements

In composite construction, the effective width of slab to be used in composite beam design, as calculated from BS EN 1994-1-1 (clause..

March 7, 2018
New and revised codes & standards – From BSI Updates February 2018

New and revised codes & standards – From BSI Updates February 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 544:2017 Welding consumables. Technical delivery conditions for filler materials and fluxes. Type of product,..

March 7, 2018
AD 415: Vertical tying of columns and column splices

AD 415: Vertical tying of columns and column splices

For compliance with the tying method of providing robustness, vertical and horizontal ties are required for buildings in Consequence Class..

February 7, 2018