Eurocode 3 Manual for the design of steelwork building structures to EC3 (May 2000)

Eurocode 3 Manual - The Institution of Structural Engineers The Institution of Civil Engineers MAY 2000 Manual for the design of steelwork building

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The Institution of Structural Engineers The Institution of Civil Engineers MAY 2000 Manual for the design of steelwork building structures to EC3 Published for the Institution of Structural Engineers
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Constitution Brian Simpson OBE CEng FIStructE FRSA Chairman (Consulting engineer) A L Gilbertson BSc(Eng) MSc DIC CEng FIStructE FICE (W S Atkins & Partners) * S E Harridge BSc MSc DIC CEng MIStructE MICE (Tony Gee & Partners) S Higginbottom CEng MIStructE (Watson Steel Ltd) A P Mann BSc(Eng) PhD CEng FIStructE MICE (Allott & Lomax) A H Pillinger IEng AMIStructE (Bison Structures Ltd) R Stainsby DIC CEng FIStructE (Neil R Stainsby Ltd) A D Weller CEng FIStructE MBCS (ADW Consultants) R J W Milne BSc Secretary (The Institution of Structural Engineers) *Resigned 1993 Published by SETO, 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London SW1X 8BH ISBN 1 874266 53 0 © 2000 The Institution of Structural Engineers The Institution of Structural Engineers and the members who served on the Committee which pro- duced this report have endeavoured to ensure the accuracy of its contents. However, the guidance and recommendations given in the report should always be reviewed by those using the report in the light of the facts of their particular case and specialist advice obtained as necessary. No liability for negligence or otherwise in relation to this report and its contents is accepted by the Institution, the members of the Committee, its servants or agents. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior permission of the Institution of Structural Engineers, who may be contacted at 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London SW1X 8BH. 2 IStructE EC3 (Steel) Design Manual
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Contents Foreword 7 1 Introduction 9 1.1 Aims of the Manual 9 1.2 Scope of the Manual 9 1.3 Limitations and assumptions 9 1.4 Contents of the Manual 9 1.5 General format of the Manual 10 1.6 Eurocode system 10 1.7 Meaning of new Eurocode terms 11 1.8 Change of axes nomenclature 12 1.9 Section classification 12 2 General principles 13 2.1 General 13 2.2 Stability 13 2.2.1 Multistorey braced structures 13 2.2.2 Single-storey structures 13 2.2.3 Forms of bracing 14 2.3 Robustness 14 2.4 Movement joints 14 2.5 Loading 14 2.6 Limit states 15 2.6.1 Limit state of strength 15 2.6.2 Serviceability limit states 16 2.6.2.1 Deflection 16 2.6.2.2 Vibration 17 2.7 Corrosion protection 17 2.8 Fire resistance 18 2.9 Material properties 18 2.9.1 Partial factors for materials 18 2.9.2 Design strength 18 2.9.3 Coefficient of thermal expansion 18 2.9.4 Modulus of elasticity 19 2.9.5 Brittle fracture 19 2.10 Methods of analysis 19 2.10.1 General approach 19 2.10.2 Types of elastic framing 20 2.10.3 Resistance to horizontal loading 21 3 Braced multistorey buildings – general 23 3.1 Introduction 23 3.2 Actions (loads) 23 3.3 Material selection 24 3.4 Structural form and framing 24 3.5 Fire resistance 24 3.6 Corrosion protection 24 3.7 Bracing 26 3.8 Flooring 26 IStructE EC3 (Steel) Design Manual 3
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4 Beams – bending only 29 4.1 Uncased non-composite beams in buildings 29 4.1.1 Condition I: Full lateral restraint provided 29 4.1.2
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