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AD 455: Design resistances for bespoke components in P358 (Green Book)

A reader has questioned the design resistances tabulated for bespoke components in P358 – the Green Book for nominally pinned joints to Eurocode 3. The …

New and revised codes and standards: from BSI Updates November 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 1460:2020Metallic coatings. Hot dip galvanized coatings on ferrous materials. Gravimetric determination of the mass per unit …

Shelf angle floor beams in fire

Mark Lawson, Consultant to The Steel Construction Institute, discusses the resistance of unprotected shelf angle floor beams at elevated temperatures. In order …

AD 453: Accumulated deviations in erected steelwork

Questions about tolerances continue to arrive at SCI’s Advisory Desk – often concerning the potential to sum all the possible deviations to reach a …

New and revised codes & standards, from BSI Updates October 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS 8579:2020 Guide to the design of balconies and terraces no current standard is superseded BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 2560:2020 Welding …

New and revised codes & standards from BSI Updates September 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 23387:2020 Building information modelling (BIM). Data templates for construction objects used in the life cycle of built assets. …

Design of beam-column splice connections according to Eurocode 3

Ricardo Pimentel of the SCI discusses the design of beam-column splice connections considering second-order effects due to combined flexural and lateral …

AD450: Resistance of composite slabs to concentrated loads

EN 1994-1-1 clause 9.4.3 is entitled effective width of composite slabs under concentrated point and line loads. It has been the cause of much confusion, as …

The development of design rules for restrained columns

Following on from the previous two articles, David Brown of the SCI looks back at the development of design rules for restrained columns. Looking at the work …

AD 448: Support to profiled steel decking

It is now over ten years since the revised edition of P300 was published by SCI. This work, in collaboration with the Metal Cladding and Roofing …

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