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January 2004


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Are You Properly Specifying Materials?
By Charles J. Carter, S.E., P.E.
This article provides a summary of the common ASTM specifications used in steel building design and construction, including structural shapes, plate products, fastening products, and other products.


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At Your Service
By Beth S. Pollak
When purchasing structural shapes for a project, steel service centers can be a good place to start.(48 KB)


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Designing with Grade 65
By Beth S. Pollak
Over the last decade, the use of W-shapes in steel A913 Grade 65 has increased. What considerations should designers make? (32 KB)


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Setting the Stage
By Vincent J. DeSimone, P.E. and A. Christopher Cerino, P.E.
Steel sets the stage for the new Frank Gehry-designed Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. (107 KB)


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Steel Availability & Project Delivery Systems
By Joe Jun
When a design team is aware of the availability of steel shapes, it can help ensure efficient, quick and successful project delivery. (30 KB)


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Steel Expansion
By Michael Gustafson, P.E.
The DeVos Place convention center in Grand Rapids, MI, is undergoing a multi-year expansion featuring steel-framed column-free exhibit space. (235 KB)


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Steel Products: Engineering Software Products


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