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The design of tee sections in bending

The design of tee sections in bending

David Brown of the SCI looks at the lateral torsional buckling resistance of tee sections, considering the rules in BS 5950 and BS EN..

July 9, 2019
President’s Column: July 2019

President’s Column: July 2019

One of the ‘problems’ with technology today is that we all get bombarded with information, which we either delete or file away to look..

July 9, 2019
Cold formed sections

Cold formed sections

The forming process affects the toughness of cold formed sections and their use in external structures. Welding is prohibited near the..

February 7, 2018
Design of buildings to resist external accidental explosions

Design of buildings to resist external accidental explosions

Bassam Burgan of the SCI discusses the design of low to medium rise buildings against external explosions and SCI’s forthcoming design..

November 9, 2017
The design of hybrid fabricated girders – part 2

The design of hybrid fabricated girders – part 2

In Part Two of the article, David Brown of the SCI discusses the lateral torsional buckling resistance and shear resistance of hybrid..

July 13, 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
NSC launches Technical Digest

NSC launches Technical Digest

New Steel Construction has launched a new Technical Digest bringing together all of the highly valued Advisory Desk Notes and Technical..

February 9, 2017
Use of EN 1993-1-5 section 4 and 10 for biaxial stress

Use of EN 1993-1-5 section 4 and 10 for biaxial stress

Chris Hendy, head of Bridge Design and Technology at Atkins and Chairman of SCI’s Steel Bridge Group discusses the background to a..

November 17, 2016
The design of Tee sections in bending

The design of Tee sections in bending

Although tees might not be an ideal choice to resist bending, sometimes they are selected for their architectural merit. To assist when..

April 17, 2016
A brief history of LTB

A brief history of LTB

David Brown of the SCI reviews the (relatively) recent history of lateral torsional buckling of beams. Part 1 includes a reminder of the..

February 11, 2016