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New and revised codes and standards from BSI Updates, July & August 2022

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 9016:2022Destructive tests on welds in metallic materials. Impact tests. Test specimen location, notch orientation and …

AD 491: Hydrogen embrittlement in structural bolting assemblies – effects and remedies

Introduction Hydrogen embrittlement is a mode of failure that can affect high strength structural steel bolts. It is a reduction in the ductility of steel due …

Design of Angles

David Brown of the SCI offers advice on the use of angles in bending, in response to questions received by the advisory service. Angles subject to bending are …

AD 489: Height of shear studs

AD 380 entitled “What height of shear stud should be used in Eurocode 4?” provided interim advice on the height/length of shear studs to be used in design …

New and revised codes and standards from BSI Updates June 2022

PUBLISHED DOCUMENTS PD CEN ISO/TR 52120-2:2022Energy performance of buildings. Contribution of building automation, controls and building management. …

Proposed Annex B

The proposed amendments to EN 1993-1-1 include Annex B which deals with semi-compact sections (the contents of the current Annex B have been promoted to the …

AD 471: Second order moments for splice design

AD notes 243 and 244 were produced when BS 5950:1990 was current. The present AD note provides an update for designers using BS EN 1993-1-1. The same …

AD 486: NSSS Annex J amendment

The Sustainability Specification for structural steelwork, which is the new Annex J to the National Structural Steelwork Specification for Building …

New and revised codes and standards, From BSI Updates May 2022

BS EN PUBLICATIONS BS EN ISO 9712:2022Non-destructive testing. Qualification and certification of NDT personnelsupersedes BS EN ISO 9712:2012 BS EN …

Proposed changes to assessment of frame stability

In this second article looking at the forthcoming revisions to EN 1993-1-1, David Brown of the SCI considers the proposed guidance on frame stability with some …

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