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AD 401: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking

Where profiled steel decking is parallel to the supporting beam, BS EN 1994-1-1:2004 (incorporating corrigenda April 2009) allows the shear resistance of a …

Dynamic response calculator available now

New design software that allows designers to make an immediate assessment of the dynamic response of a floor solution is now available at …

Scottish academy starts with steel

Forming part of the ongoing hub Scotland initiative, a new steel-framed secondary school is being delivered in the Fife town of Anstruther. Working on behalf …

Design of composite beams with a reduced level of shear connection

Dr Graham Couchman considers SCI’s new publication P405 Minimum degree of shear connection rules for UK construction to Eurocode 4. Background Developments …

Bespoke construction for upmarket site

Situated on the corner of two renowned central London streets, a new retail and office development is set to be a sought after address. Mayfair in central …

Decking manufacturers reach the standard

SCI Senior Engineer Andy Smith explains how decking manufacturers ensure their products comply with the relevant standard. Characteristic resistances from …

SCI assessed awarded to deck properties

Structural properties of the TR60+ and TR80+ profiled steel sheeting products from Structural Metal Decks (SMD) are the latest addition to the list of products …

AD 344: Levellling techniques for composite floors

The purpose of this Advisory Desk note is to highlight to designers the importance of considering potential levelling techniques of composite floor slabs in …

News in Brief: January 2010

Leighs Paints has announced changes to the loadings of all of its cellulosic range of intumescent coatings which now incorporate multi temperature assessments …

Slim floor solutions with enhanced version of SIDS

Corus has announced the launch of a new and enhanced version of the SIDS software which has been developed by SCI. Offering a number of improvements over the …

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