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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 rules for the design of plates subject to biaxial compression according to BS EN 1993-1-5.

This article was written before the recent issue of a relevant draft for public comment (16/30340641 DC. BS EN 1993-1-5 AMD1).

In order to retain the accurate formatting of the equations in this technical paper, this article is available as a pdf download only.

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