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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
AD 429: Slip factors for alkali-zinc silicate paint

AD 429: Slip factors for alkali-zinc silicate paint

This AD note draws attention to the slip factors for alkali-zinc silicate painted faying surfaces considered in AD 383 which have been..

April 4, 2019
New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates March 2019

New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates March 2019

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 5817:2014 – Tracked Changes Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys (beam..

April 4, 2019
Stability and second order effects on steel structures: Part 1: fundamental behaviour

Stability and second order effects on steel structures: Part 1: fundamental behaviour

Ricardo Pimentel of the SCI introduces the topics of buckling phenomenon, second order effects and the approximate methods to allow for..

March 7, 2019