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Design Manual for Structural Stainless Steel – Third Edition

Design Manual for Structural Stainless Steel has been prepared for the guidance of engineers experienced in the design of carbon steel structural steelwork though not necessarily in stainless steel structures. The Manual is divided into two parts:

  • Part I Recommendations
  • Part II Design Examples

The Recommendations in Part I are formulated in terms of limit state philosophy and, where appropriate, are in compliance with Eurocodes. Over the recent years a great many new European standards have been issued covering stainless steel material, fasteners, fabrication, erection, welding etc. The Manual makes reference to current standards and data in these standards.

The Design Examples contained in Part II demonstrate the use of the recommendations. A cross-reference system locates that section of the examples corresponding to a particular recommendation.

The Third Edition of the Design Manual is a complete revision of the Second Edition, extending the scope to include cold worked austenitic stainless steels and updating all the references to draft Eurocodes. The Third Edition refers to the relevant parts of EN 1990, EN 1991 and EN 1993. The structural fire design approach in Section 7 has been updated and new sections on the durability of stainless steel in soil and life cycle costing have been added.

Three new design examples have been included to demonstrate the appropriate use of cold worked stainless steel.

To obtain your concessionary copy of the Manual or a CD, please contact the BCSA.

ISBN 2-87997-204-3,
208 pp,
13 Design Examples,
A4 paperback,
Cat Ref: EP30

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