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August 2006


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At Your Service
By Scott L. Melnick
As steel service centers offer more production services, some steel fabricators are taking a fresh look at their material procurement procedures.


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Can You Hear Me Now?
By Todd Alwood and Martin Anderson
How do structural choices affect sound transmission in finished buildings? Here's a primer on the basics of architectural acoustics.


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Collaborate and Conquer
By Mark C. Waggoner, PE and David P. Wright
How a team effort by a structural engineer and a steel fabricator resulted in a dynamic roof structure for the Arizona Cardinals. (263 KB)


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Concrete Plank Producers
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Forever de Young
By Bret Lizundia, SE
Steel framing helps revive San Francisco's de Young Museum. (259 KB)


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Over and Above
By Arthur B. Savery, PE


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Quality Corner:"No More Waivers" - Lessons Learned
By Brian Raff
Awareness of the AISC Certification program helps maintain AISC Certification as a requirement in construction documents.


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Rock Solid
By Robert Silman, PE, Scott Hughes, and Sara Steele


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Slip Critical Bolts: New Available Strength Values
By Tom Schlafly and Larry Muir
There are significant differences between current methods for designing with slip critical bolts compared with previous approaches. (218 KB)


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What's COOL in STEEL
MSC's editorial staff highlights some of the coolest stuff in the steel industry. (269 KB)


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