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AD 463: Corrections to BS 5950-5:1998

Although this Code of practice was withdrawn in 2010, many designers of cold formed thin gauge sections still use it to verify members. During the course of some recent work, we have noticed two problems with Table D1. This table is useful, as it gives expressions for the position of the shear centre and for the Warping constant (known as Cw in BS 5950, and Iw in the Eurocode suite).

In order to retain the accurate formatting of the equations in this technical paper, this article is available as a pdf download only.

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