Richard Henderson of the SCI discusses the evolution of Building Consequence Classes and the link between them and Execution Classes of..
SCI have been advised that some checking authorities have questioned the approach to calculating α and ψ, which are found in Table 5.2 of..
BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 8502-2:2017 Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products. Tests for the..
Following on from last month’s NSC article on Steel and the circular economy, Michael Sansom of the SCI focuses on structural steel reuse..
SCI recommends that for most orthodox designs the transient response of a staircase should not be considered in design, as first implied by..
BRITISH STANDARDS BS 8548:2017 Guidance for arc welding of reinforcing steel No current standard is superseded BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO..
Richard Henderson of the SCI discusses the use of trusses in buildings
This advisory desk note clarifies advice given in SCI P354: Design of floors for vibration: a new approach, regarding the calculation of..
BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 148-1:2016 Metallic materials. Charpy pendulum impact test. Test method Supersedes BS EN ISO 148-1:2010 BS EN..
Where profiled steel decking is parallel to the supporting beam, BS EN 1994-1-1 (incorporating corrigenda April 2009: 2004) allows the..