This Standard sets out minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, erection, and modification of steelwork in structures in accordance with the limit states design method. This Standard also incorporates Amendment No. 1-1992, No. 2-1993, No. 3-1995 and draft Amendment No. 4 issued for public comment as DR 97347.
This Standard sets out minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, erection, and modification of steelwork in structures in accordance with the limit states design method. This Standard applies to buildings, structures and cranes constructed of steel.
This Standard is intended to apply also to roadway, railway, and pedestrian bridges. However, the requirements given in this Standard may not always be sufficient for bridge applications. In these circumstances, the specifications of the relevant Authority shall be used.
This Standard does not apply to the following structures and materials:
(a) Steel elements less than 3 mm thick, with the exception of sections complying with AS 1163 and packers.
(b) Steel members for which the value of the yield stress used in design (fy) exceeds 450 MPa.(c) Cold-formed members, other than those complying with AS 1163, which shall be designed in accordance with AS/NZS 4600.
(d) Composite steel-concrete members, which shall be designed in accordance with AS 2327.
NOTE: The general principles of design, fabrication, erection, and modification embodied in this Standard may be applied to steel-framed structures or members not specifically mentioned herein.
This Standard will be referenced in the Building Code of Australia by way of BCA Amendment No. 3 to be published by 1 July 1998, thereby superseding the previous edition, AS 4100-1990, which will be withdrawn 12 months from the date of publication of this edition.
First published as CA1-1933.
Second edition 1939.
AS CA1-1939 revised and redesignated in part as INT 351-1952.
AS CA45 first published 1966.
INT 351-1952 revised and redesignated as AS CA1-1968.
Second edition AS CA45-1970.
Fourth edition AS CA1-1972.
AS 1250 first published 1972.
AS CA45-1970 revised and redesignated as AS 1511-1973.
AS CA1-1972 and AS 1250-1972 revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS 1250-1975.
Third edition AS 1250-1981.
Second edition AS 1511-1984.
AS 1250-1981 and AS 1511-1984 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 4100-1990.
Second edition 1988.