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AD.2006.2.3 Enhancement to Steel Designer BS 5950 Calculation Sheets

The design calculation sheets of a steel section that has been designed with a BS 5950-1:2000 design brief has been modified with the following enhancements.

  1. The terminology for elastic and plastic sections updated to use same terminology as in the design code.
  2. A summary has been added at the end of the calculation sheet.
  3. The section classification summary has been improved.
  4. The reported dimensions of the section in the ‘Compression Flange Buckling Check’ have been improved.
  5. The status for various checks has been re-titled.
  6. Details of check to added when required.
  7. There are improved details of the clauses 4.8.2., 4.8.3. and Annex I1 calculations.
  8. The 4.3.6. Lateral Torsional Buckling Check has been enhanced.
  9. Additional detailed calculations for axially loaded members have been added to the document.
  10. A number of spelling issues have been addressed.