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November 2010


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Steel on the Slopes
By Michael Jewsbury, S.E., P.E., and Adam Evarts
Roof framing system optimizes space with strength and speed.


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Ecologically Sound
By Joshua A. Snyder, P.E.
Planned and constructed for sustainability, new music facilities earn LEED certification as well as acclaim.


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Economy Parking
By Alan H. Simon, P.E.
Bridging underground utilities and reducing future maintenance needs are just two of the benefits steel provided.


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One Challenge, Several Answers
By Greg Diana, P.E.
The Irving Convention Center's bold architectural style is supported by creative structural engineering.


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Making Platinum Out of Steel
By Nina Kristeva, P.E.
Achieving a top LEED rating was only one of the goals in this project to reclaim a desolate industrial site.


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A Timed-Release Design
By Craig Weisensel, P.E., LEED AP
Constantly updating vendor-supplied loading information allows engineers to stay just ahead of fabrication and construction.


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Field Reports on SteelDay 2010
AISC staff members share tales and photos from a variety of events across the nation.


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Thinking Through Corrective Actions
By Duke Okes
Determining why corrective action is needed can keep your quality management system on track.


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The Performance Basis for ASCE 7-10
By Ronald O. Hamburger, S.E.
New provisions set the guidelines for using a performance-based design procedure.


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Ready for Prime Time?
By Geoff Weisenberger, LEED GA
A first-hand look at the code-making process and how green codes like the IGCC could affect how we make, fabricate and design with structural steel.


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Best Practices for Effective Meetings
By Anne Scarlett
Tops on how to make the most of meetings - as a facilitator and as an attendee.


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Temporary Support
By Alan T. Sheppard, P.E.
By designing your own temporary steelwork you get what you need and can reuse it many times.


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