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The development of design rules for restrained columns

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...

September 10, 2020
AD 448: Support to profiled steel decking

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..

September 10, 2020
New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates August 2020

New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates August 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 1182:2020 Reaction to fire tests for products. Non-combustibility test supersedes BS EN ISO 1182:2010 BS EN..

September 10, 2020
Restraints around portal frames

Restraints around portal frames

In this second technical article on portal frames, David Brown of the Steel Construction Institute reviews the all-important correct..

July 29, 2020
AD 447: Openings in composite slabs

AD 447: Openings in composite slabs

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..

July 29, 2020
New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates July 2020

New and revised codes & standards – from BSI Updates July 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 7539-10:2020 Corrosion of metals and alloys. Stress corrosion testing. Reverse U-bend method supersedes BS EN..

July 29, 2020
In-plane stability of portal frames

In-plane stability of portal frames

David Brown of the Steel Construction Institute offers a reminder of the guidance covering in-plane stability of this very common form of..

June 10, 2020
AD 443: The use of fully threaded bolts

AD 443: The use of fully threaded bolts

SCI has been surprised to hear of the use of fully threaded bolts being questioned, as these have been in common use – and have been the..

June 10, 2020
New and revised codes & standards from BSI updates May 2020

New and revised codes & standards from BSI updates May 2020

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 21904-1:2020 Health and safety in welding and allied processes. Equipment for capture and separation of..

June 10, 2020
Joint stiffness and the elastic critical load factor

Joint stiffness and the elastic critical load factor

The susceptibility of moment-resisting frames to global buckling is profoundly influenced by the stiffness of joints as calculated by the..

May 13, 2020