Resistance to torsion, usually in conjunction with bending, is a design situation where designers welcome guidance. This publication explains the basic behaviour of beams in torsion and provides formulae and graphs for evaluating the effects of torsion. (Published 2011)
Steel portal frames are firmly established in the UK as a lightweight, highly efficient and cost effective
way of enclosing usable volumes, accounting for the majority of the single storey
market. This publication provides guidance on the design of portal frames in accordance with
the Eurocodes, making recommendations where the design Standard is unclear.
This design guide provides a general overview of the fire design of steel and composite structures in accordance with the Eurocodes, introduces the basis of design for fire situations and the criteria that need to be met. (Published 2012)
This publication gives guidance on the selection, design and installation of steel H-piles and UC section plunge columns for foundations to all types of structure. Current practice and experience in this field are presented, discussed and recommendations given. (Published 2005)