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February 2009


Articles

Made in America?
By Angela R. Stephens

Buyer beware: Loopholes in two acts that mandate domestic construction materials actually allow for buying materials produced overseas.


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Big Draw
By Robert Hyland, P.E., and Jeff Adams, P.E.

The Fighting Illini football team showcases its talent in a newly renovated Memorial Stadium.


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Fan Favorite
By Kevin C. Poulin, Ph.d., P.e., and

And the winner is... A new home for the Heisman Trophy and a new shrine for American sports history


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All Aboard
By Ashley G. Parker, P.E.

Historic warehouses are transformed into a modern shopping destination in North Carolina’s capital city.


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Keeping Corrosion Contained
By Wing Ho, P.E.

Parking garage corrosion? Don’t rebuild—rehab!


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Holding On
By Benjamin R. Baer, P.E., S.E.

They aren’t structural, but they keep you from falling: railings.


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Park Life
By Jeffery S. Lee, FAIA

A modern backdrop for classic theater in the park.


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Miscellaneous Metals: The Devil is in the Details
By Ted Hazledine

Obtuse direction relating to miscellaneous steel can lead to acute problems.


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Out in the Open
By Keith A. Grubb, P.E., S.E.

Tough environments call for even tougher steel.


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Business Velocity: An Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
By Larry Martof

Is your business moving in the right direction?


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Plain(s) and not so Simple
By Erika Winters-Downey, S.E.

Steel in the hinterlands: Meet AISC’s Great Plains regional engineer.


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Keeping Candidates Interested
By Timothy R. Johnson

When the economy picks up, you’ll want to have some good prospects ready to step up to the plate.


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Different Angles
By Eddie Williams

Reducing fabrication and erection costs of shelf-angle supports.


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Making Simple Connections in Engineering
By Thomas W. Hartmann, P.E.

Part of good engineering is good, old-fashioned intuition.


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