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August 2010


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Curved Steel for an Inspired Colonnade
By Daniel Bartminn, Dipl.-Ing. CEng MICE
Interesting solutions were found to both the design and construction challenges for the curved steelwork liwan, or colonnade, for Sahari Mall in Jahra, Kuwait.


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Building Movable Dunes
By Eric Fenske, S.E., and Patrick Ragan
Using an iterative analysis, engineers let the structural design find its most efficient form.


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What's Cool in Steel?
Three new and unusual projects demonstrate the light side of steel, even where there's serious structural work to be done.


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Strength in Numbers
By Gregg Bundschuh
AISC continues to explore a group insurance and risk management program for members.


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A How-To for HSS
By Cynthia J. Duncan
A look at what's inside the new AISC Design Guide 24: Hollow Structural Section Connections


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The Road to Repair
By Martin Anderson, LEED AP
Heat straightening can be an effective tool in working with damaged steel members.


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The 2010 AISC Specification: Composing in Steel and Concrete
By Amanuel Gebremeskel, P.E.
Enlarged and reorganized, the new Chapter I provides direction for many more ways of designing for composite action.


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Change is the Name of the Game
By Todd Alwood, LEED AP
What changes affect certification? And what is the difference between a certified facility and company?


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And the Winner is...
By Geoff Weisenberger
A framing system's environmental impact depends on more than just the choice of materials.


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Expanding Your Services
By Anne Scarlett
Lessons learned from working to grow market share with an existing client base.


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It's a Steel-ebration, Part 2
By Ross Allbritton and Walt Primer
Your proactive approach will ensure you get the most out of attending a SteelDay event in 2010.


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