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AD 461: Anchorage of bars in the troughs of composite slabs

IntroductionTraditional practice in the UK uses continuity over the supports, combined with a small contribution from the decking in the span, to provide …

New and revised codes and standards from BSI Updates April 2021

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 11127-1:2021Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products. Test methods for non-metallic …

Fire resistance of light steel framing

Mark Lawson and Andrew Way of the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) discuss issues related to fire resistance of light steel framed buildings and introduce …

AD 460: Amendment A2 to EN 1993-1-4

In February 2021, the second amendment to the 2006 version of the stainless steel Eurocode was published, EN 1993-1-4:2006+A2:2020. The amendment consists of …

Codes and Standards: From BSI Updates March 2021

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 8407:2021Corrosion of metals and alloys. Removal of corrosion products from corrosion test specimenssupersedes BS EN ISO 8407:2014 …

Verification of beams subject to a hogging bending moment

David Brown of the SCI considers the solutions to this complex

AD 428A: Lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

Revision NoteThis AD note was first issued to provide interim guidance on the design of half-through footbridges. It has now been revised following publication …

New and revised codes and standards: from BSI Updates February 2021

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 8501-4:2020Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products. Visual assessment of surface …

New guidance on fire resistance of galvanized steel sections

By Dr Francisco Meza, Principal Engineer, SCI

AD 458: panel shear resistance

This AD relates to a bolted moment-resisting connection and the determination of the shear force in the column web panel, and in particular the selection of a …

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