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September 2000


Articles

Achieving Low Floor-to-Floor Heights
By Minhaj Kirmani, PE, PhD
Three examples of how structural steel was used to minimize floor-to-floor heights in building projects. (87KB PDF)


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Close Quarters
By Christopher P. Milano, PE
A confined site in the heart of Boston's Back Bay area is home to a new 18-story residential tower. (130KB PDF)


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E-Commerce: Who Knew Bethlehem was in Bolivia?
By E. M. Phillips
The pros and cons of buying steel on the web - and where to find it. (61KB PDF)


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Failure Analysis of a Column k-Area Fracture
By John M. Barsom and J.V. Pellegrino, Jr.
Three deep column moment connections with a Reduced Beam Section (RBS) were tested at the University of California San Diego to investigate the behavior of RBS welded moment connections. (87KB PDF)


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Staggered Truss System Proves Economical For Hotels
By Aine Brazil, PE
The newly built Embassy Suites hotel development in New York's Wall Street area met functional and financial needs with the staggered truss system. (141KB PDF)


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Superstructure Completed in Just Eight Weeks
By Peter A. Naccarato, PE
Drexel University, Philadelphia, finds answer to scheduling dilemma in structural steel. (150KB PDF)


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