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Interactive Blue Book now available

Produced by the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) on behalf of Steel for Life, a new interactive version of the Blue Book is now available. The comprehensive …

Restraint to chords

BS 5950 indicates that purlins can be assumed to provide out-of-plane restraint to trusses. David Brown of the SCI discusses the intended scope of the advice …

A brief history of LTB

David Brown of the SCI reviews the (relatively) recent history of lateral torsional buckling of beams. Part 1 includes a reminder of the underlying structural …


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