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AD 435: Beams supporting precast planks: checks in the temporary condition

AD 435: Beams supporting precast planks: checks in the temporary condition

The purpose of this note is to remind designers of their responsibility for basing their design on a safe method of erection. This is..

November 14, 2019
AD 434: Validity rules for hollow section joints

AD 434: Validity rules for hollow section joints

This AD note concerns a significant typographical error in Table 7.8 of BS EN 1993-1-8. The table presents validity limits for welded..

October 9, 2019
AD 433: Dynamic modulus of  concrete for floor vibration analysis

AD 433: Dynamic modulus of concrete for floor vibration analysis

The purpose of this AD note is to provide advice on the choice of elastic modulus of concrete when undertaking the vibration analysis of a..

September 11, 2019
AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

The purpose of this AD note is to direct designers’ attention to PD 6688-1-4 as a source of design loads on building canopies and useful..

July 9, 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
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
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
AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

Purpose of this guidance This note alerts designers to the potential susceptibility of narrow half-through footbridges to excitation by..

March 7, 2019
AD 427: Typographical error in P419

AD 427: Typographical error in P419

A few eagle-eyed readers have noticed a typographical error in SCI publication P419 Brittle fracture: selection of steel sub-grade to BS EN..

February 7, 2019
AD 426: Bolt head protrusion through nuts and threads in grip lengths

AD 426: Bolt head protrusion through nuts and threads in grip lengths

To ensure that bolt threads are fully engaged in the nut, BS EN 1090-2 clause 8.2.2 specifies that the protrusion must be at least one..

January 2, 2019