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AD 408: Effective length of cantilevers

AD 408: Effective length of cantilevers

SCI has recently been contacted regarding the effective length of cantilevers and the effective length factors applied for destabilizing..

June 15, 2017
AD 407: Section Classification

AD 407: Section Classification

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..

May 10, 2017
AD 406: Transient response factors in vibration analysis of staircases

AD 406: Transient response factors in vibration analysis of staircases

SCI recommends that for most orthodox designs the transient response of a staircase should not be considered in design, as first implied by..

April 6, 2017
AD 405: Vibration assessment of transient response factors

AD 405: Vibration assessment of transient response factors

This advisory desk note clarifies advice given in SCI P354: Design of floors for vibration: a new approach, regarding the calculation of..

March 9, 2017
AD 401a: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking (Revised)

AD 401a: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking (Revised)

Where profiled steel decking is parallel to the supporting beam, BS EN 1994-1-1 (incorporating corrigenda April 2009: 2004) allows the..

March 9, 2017
AD 404: Columns in simple construction

AD 404: Columns in simple construction

SCI has received reports that some designers are disregarding the rules for the design of columns in braced frames (simple construction). ..

February 9, 2017
AD 403: Steel strengths for fabricated haunches

AD 403: Steel strengths for fabricated haunches

This AD is a simple reminder that the steel strength selected for haunches must match that assumed in the design calculations. As S355 is..

January 3, 2017
AD 402: Design of end plate joints made with preloaded bolts subject to coincident shear and tension.

AD 402: Design of end plate joints made with preloaded bolts subject to coincident shear and tension.

Advisory Desk note AD373 gave a summary of the checks required on connections subject to combined shear and tension. This AD note discusses..

November 17, 2016
AD 401: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking

AD 401: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking

Where profiled steel decking is parallel to the supporting beam, BS EN 1994-1-1:2004 (incorporating corrigenda April 2009) allows the shear..

October 13, 2016
AD 400: The degree of shear connection in composite beams and SCI P405

AD 400: The degree of shear connection in composite beams and SCI P405

The stud resistances presented in both BS 5950-3.1 (as amended in 2010) and BS EN 1994-1-1 are lower than those given in the previous..

September 8, 2016