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The design of hybrid fabricated girders – part 2

In Part Two of the article, David Brown of the SCI discusses the lateral torsional buckling resistance and shear resistance of hybrid

AD 404: Columns in simple construction

SCI has received reports that some designers are disregarding the rules for the design of columns in braced frames (simple construction).  In some cases the …

NSC launches Technical Digest

New Steel Construction has launched a new Technical Digest bringing together all of the highly valued Advisory Desk Notes and Technical Articles from the steel …

Use of EN 1993-1-5 section 4 and 10 for biaxial stress

Chris Hendy, head of Bridge Design and Technology at Atkins and Chairman of SCI’s Steel Bridge Group discusses the background to a proposed change to the …

The design of Tee sections in bending

Although tees might not be an ideal choice to resist bending, sometimes they are selected for their architectural merit. To assist when tees must be used, …

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 …

The local effects of beam cranks and long notches

Richard Henderson of the SCI considers the effects of accommodating building services on the shear in beam webs. In order to retain the accurate formatting of …

High Strength Steel

Nancy Baddoo and David Brown of the Steel Construction Institute discuss the design of high strength steel in accordance with BS EN 1993. In order to retain …

Agricultural Buildings designed to BS 5502-22

David Brown of the Steel Construction Institute highlights some of the important changes in the 2013 Amendment to this Standard. Agricultural Buildings The …

Eurocode verification of a runway beam subject to wheel loads – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, Dorota Koschmidder-Hatch of the SCI described the checks covering the design of a runway beam in accordance with BS EN 1993-6. In …

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