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An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Full-Scale Composite Steel Frames under Furnace Loading
In view of recent large fires in tall buildings, such as One Meridian Square (USA), East Tower Central Park (Venezuela), World Trade Center (USA) and Windsor Tower (Spain), there has been...

Corroded Gusset Plate Problem More Widespread

Structures: Glass and Steel Cloud Redefines Hamburg Harbor

Structures: Glass and Steel Skywalk Cantilevers from Grand Canyon Cliff

Bridges: Swedish Road Bridge Features Airtight Steel Box Design

Structures: Stainless Steel Spire Crowns Irish Cathedral

In the Field: Demand for Structural Steel Expected to Remain Strong

Post and Pad
As the name implies, this type of foundation consists of a concrete or wood pad placed on or buried in the ground. It is the lowest priced option for buildings on frozen silt, which may...

Structural Steel Designer's Handbook
AISC, AASHTO, AISI, ASTM, AREMA, and ASCE-07 Design Standards
Mirroring the latest developments in materials, methods, codes, and standards in building and bridge design, this is a one-of-a-kind, definitive reference for engineers. Chapters include:...

Structural Condition Assessment
In Structural Condition Assessment, editor-in-chief Robert Ratay gathers together the leading people in the field to produce the first unified resource on all aspects of structural condition...

Structures: D. C. Baseball Stadium Pitches Steel, Glass, and Concrete

In the Field: North Dakota State University Earns First Place in Steel Bridge Competition

Materials: High-Performance Steel Employed in Load-Bearing Bridge Components

Roark Flat Plates
This chapter discusses the tabulation of roark flat plates data in Microsoft Excel....

The New Tacoma Narrows Suspension Bridge Introductory Project Information
On September 25, 2002, Notice-to-Proceed for a design-build agreement was issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), directing Tacoma Narrows Constructors (TNC),...

BP Bridge at Millennium Park, Chicago
The structural engineering design and constructive aspects of a unique stainless steel-clad pedestrian crossing at the Millennium Park in Chicago are presented. The overall bridge form...

On the Inelastic Design of Steel I Girder Bridges
This paper documents the development of a relatively easy to use set of effective plastic moment expressions and compares the performance of these equations with a series of experimental...

New Shear Stud Provisions for Composite Beam Design
The 2005 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Specification for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 2005) will contain significant changes to the shear connector provisions for...

People: Four Honored by American Institute of Steel Construction

 

 

 

 

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