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AD 431: Column web panel strengthening

The purpose of this Advisory Desk note is to draw attention to the contribution that full-depth stiffeners make to the shear resistance of column web panels. …

Commendation: Watermark Westquay Footbridge, Southampton

Spanning a busy road, this landmark footbridge connects the new Watermark retail centre with an existing car park. Having rejected earlier design options, Sir …

‘Blue Book’ tables for bolts, welds and webs

For the last time in this series, David Brown of the SCI looks at the resistance tables in the ‘Blue Book’ – looking this time at the tables for bolts, …


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