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August 2007


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Structural Steel
By Bradford McKee
We take steel beams for granted as the bones of new buildings, but how are they made? (552 KB)


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Braced for the Big One
By Terrence F. Paret
Buckling-restrained braces improve the seismic reliability of this downtown San Francisco office building. (331 KB)


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Designing for Long Spans
By Jay Ruby, P.E.
Long-span designs present structural challenges that go beyond spanning longer distances. (252 KB)


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Let There Be Light
By Ian Collins, Ph.D.
An expansive, innovative skylight in Chicago sets a U.S. structural and architectural precedent. (198 KB)


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Quality Corner: Getting to the Root of the Matter
By Pat Thomashefsky
Using a more in-depth problem-solving method can be effective in unearthing the true cause of a quality-related issue. (82 KB)


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SteelWise: Solid Answers
By compiled by Jason Ericksen, S.E.
The engineering FAQs section of AISC's web site may just have the answers you've been looking for. (128 KB)


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Structuring Science
By Craig W. Bursch, P.E., and Dan Murphy, P.E.
A university in northern Minnesota turns to long-span trusses to support its state-of-theart science building. (175 KB)


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2007 Hot Products
Read about some of the hottest products from this year's NASCC! (240 KB)


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What's Cool in Steel
Every year, MSC's editorial staff puts together a list of interesting and fun people, buildings, structural elements, and other odds and ends associated with steel. (535 KB)


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Concrete Plank Producers


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