From Top to Bottom
By Stephen Metz, P.E.
Ohio State’s main library receives a structural upgrade, from the basement to the attic.
A Lesson in Earthquake Engineering
By Paul Erling Oyen, P.E.
Steel bracing picks up the seismic slack for a concrete high school building in southern California.
By Craig Wilkinson, P.E. and Jeff Miller, S.E.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addresses the nearby seismic fault with an upgrade to its iconic Tabernacle.
Ample Seismic Protection
By Carlos De Oliveira and Jeffrey A. Packer, Ph. D., P.Eng.
BRBFs provide superior seismic response, but SCBFs are still a viable bracing option in many seismic applications.
In the Moment
By Victor Scheur, P.E.
Here are 60 tips for simplifying fully restrained moment connections for W-shapes.
By Dick Decker
The next generation in construction project delivery promotes cutting-edge technology and a truly joint effort.
By John Cross, P.E.
The economy isn't out of the woods yet, but the design and construction industry can use this down time to its advantage.
By Douglas C. Wood
The quality process must be seen clearly in order for it to work effectively.
Changing of the Guard: How to Avoid a Leadership Shortfall
By Dr. Joseph D. Rei and F. Leigh Branham
Identifying the next generation of leaders is a significant issue for current design firm leadership.
From the Heart of the Steeler Nation
By Bill Pascoli
From a very young age, it seemed that fate was driving AISC’s New England regional engineer toward a career in steel.
The Nuts and Bolts of a Building-Literally
By Thomas J. Schlafly, Monica Stockmann, and Geoff Weisenberger
These tiny items are the product of a big-time manufacturing and quality-control process.
Don't Force It: Roam Before You Pave
By Paul Williams
Sometimes it’s best to let natural progression take precedence over conventional wisdom.
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