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Class B steel is used primarily for beams that sustain flexure. 7 Variation of material properties for SN and conventional steel: (a) yield stress; (b) yield to tensile strength ratio (by courtesy of Japan Iron and Steel Federation). 29 max columns (as discussed later in this chapter and illustrated in Fig. 13(a)), while Class A steel is used for secondary members. Development of SN steel was extensively carried out in the 1980s, and the steel was adopted in the Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) in 1994.
HPS steels are quenched and tempered low alloy plate steels manufactured under ASTM 709 (ASTM 709 2004), and they were developed to provide good ductility, Charpy Notch (CVN) toughness and weldability at relatively high yield stress. Data presented by Dexter and others (2004) suggest that HPS steels may have an upper shelf CVN toughness that may be 25% larger and a Advanced steel for use in civil engineering 35 transition temperature up to 40 °C lower than achieved with the normal A572 bridge steels.
This fire protection provided increased strength and stiffness to the completed structure. The increased strength and stiffness were not calculated by the structural engineer in the design, but 30 Advanced steel for use in civil engineering 31 they clearly contributed to the structural performance. Nominal design stresses in the order of 110 MPa were employed, and the nominal yield stress of the most common structural steels was 205 MPa during this period. During the 1920s, steel design practice began a significant change in much of the world, because of increased labor costs.