May 2008


Center of Attention
By David Rolland AIA, LEED AP, and Carl Yost

An art museum consisting of five separate buildings
comes together in a dramatic steel-topped atrium. (198 KB)

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Connecting on Campus
By James Pospisil, P.E.

A new exposed steel pedestrian skyway links two parts of the Duquesne University campus. (174 KB)

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2008 IDEAS Awards

AISC is proud to present the results of its annual IDEAS² Awards competition. (603 KB)

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The Year in Review
By Dan Kaufman

What can we learn by examining trends in corrective action requests? (139 KB)

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Recruiting in a Down Economy
By Tim R. Johnson

A slow economy can be the best time to hire top talent away from competitors. (55 KB)

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Down to the Wire
By Charles Scharfy and Bill Giese

A guide to troubleshooting the most common self-shielded FCAW problems. (132 KB)

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What Every Fabricator Wants You to Know about Welding
By Monica Stockmann and Thomas J. Schlafly

There are plenty of things that engineers can do to make the welder’s work easier and more efficient. (256 KB)

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Constraint and Stability
By James Smelser

Eliminating the former and striving for the latter will promote efficiency and productivity in your fabrication shop. (75 KB)

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The Cost Dynamic
By John P. Cross, P.E.

Understanding the cost components for fabricated structural steel is the key to accommodating price changes in a global economy. (154 KB)

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