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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
Introduction to fatigue design to BS EN 1993-1-9

Introduction to fatigue design to BS EN 1993-1-9

The assessment of fatigue performance is routine in bridge design but is only relevant to specific elements in buildings which may suffer..

September 13, 2018
AD 422: Punching shear check for fin plates in P358

AD 422: Punching shear check for fin plates in P358

This AD note relates to Check 10 for fin plates in P358 Simple Joints to Eurocode 3 (the Eurocode “Green Book” on simple connections)...

September 13, 2018
AD 421: Design responsibility for welds in fabricated plate girders

AD 421: Design responsibility for welds in fabricated plate girders

In recent months the SCI has received a number of questions about responsibility for the design of the welds between the web and flanges of..

September 13, 2018
New and revised codes & standards: From BSI Updates July & August 2018

New and revised codes & standards: From BSI Updates July & August 2018

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 683-1:2018 Heat-treatable steels, alloy steels and free-cutting steels. Non-alloy steels for quenching and..

September 13, 2018