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Design of steel beams with large web openings

BS EN 1993-1-13: Beams with large web openings has been published by BSI. It deals with the design of steel beams with circular, hexagonal, rectangular, …

AD 528: Lateral restraint forces for beams

SCI’s Advisory Desk has received queries from designers as to what restraint forces should be used to restrain the compression flange of a beam. This AD Note …

New and revised codes and standards: From BSI Updates April 2024

BRITISH STANDARDS WITHDRAWN PD CEN/TR 15941:2010Sustainability of construction works. Environmental product declarations. Methodology for selection and use of …

Critical temperatures for fire design: Part 2 – Columns

Part 1 of this article discussed the calculation of critical temperatures for beams, presented by ASFP and in the UK NA to BS EN 1993-1-2. In this second part, …

AD 527: Hybrid connections with bolts and welds

SCI’s Advisory service occasionally receives questions about connections where load is to be shared between bolts and welds. This AD explains the code …

New and revised codes and standards from BSI updates March 2024

BRITISH STANDARDS UNDER REVIEW BS EN 1011-3:2018Welding. Recommendations for welding of metallic materials. Arc welding of stainless steels. BS EN …

Fire protection of steelwork

In this first of two technical articles, David Brown of the Steel Construction Institute gives some general background on fire protection and demonstrates how …

New and revised codes and standards: from BSI Updates February 2024

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN 10088-1:2023Stainless steels. List of stainless steelssupersedes BS EN 10088-1:2014 BS EN 10088-3:2023Stainless steels. Technical …

AD 524: Composite slabs and minimum reinforcement limits

Reinforcement in composite slabs is not only required to provide resistance to the slab but also to prevent cracking of concrete. Codified limits to the …

Atmospheric corrosivity classifications for weathering steel

Weathering steel has an increased resistance to atmospheric corrosion, compared to conventional steel, and a distinctive appearance which make it attractive …

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