The following articles have been compiled from leading resources including AISC and the Steel Tube Institute. The Library will be updated monthly with different articles on a variety of topics. All the articles featured can be found in our archive section that can be accessed here.
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This paper presents new connection details that focus on structural performance, economy and productivity.
Details and development of HSS-to-HSS moment connections.
Method for calculating the strength and stiffness of RHS beam to RHS concrete filled column connections.
This paper analyzes the data of prior weld-critical tests on different types of connections and shows property weld properties using this data.
This paper provides details on why connection cracks may occur and what can be done to help prevent them and increase ductility
This paper presents and provides details on a design method for concrete-filled HSS columns that will enhance fire resistance.
A look at details on composite columns and changes to composite column design.
Highlights details, advantages, and uses of concretefilled doubleskin tubes.
Basic guide to the benefits and design specifications of concrete-filled HSS columns.
A detailed thesis highlighting the difference between a bolted and a welded connection.
This paper discusses design considerations and characteristics of HSS that influence structural behavior.
A rundown on how to properly use UL designs for steel beams, mainly for load restrictions.
Design philosophies for fillet weld design.
This paper discusses specifics that would affect a structural designer's methods and how to go about it.
This paper focuses on material considerations and discusses material factors that are important in the fabrication and design of steel structures.
Everything you need to know on fire and steel buildings.
Everything you need to know about the fire resistance of structural steel, including calculation methods.
The advantages of heat treated HSS.
This paper goes into the different types of loadings and how they effect columns and connections.
This article highlights a thermal pre-testing method that can be used on structural steel
Structural considerations and details when using the staggered truss system.
Best guidelines and advice on steel joists floor systems in floor construction.
Details and behavior of column - flat slab connections.