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February 2011


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Raised in Manhattan
By Josh A. Gregg, P.E., and Frank DeJose
Using built-up girders to temporarily transfer column loads enabled conversion of an old low-rise warehouse into a swank high-rise hotel.


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More Room to Run
By Michael V. Russell, S.E., P.E., LEED AP
New athletic facilities for the Loyola Ramblers used steel to tackle an aggressive schedule, reduce foundation load requirements, and clear an existing structure.


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Wings of Steel
By Ignacio Barandiaran, P.E.
Underground utilities imposed site constraints that led to Arup's striking solution.


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Designing for the Future
By Ashley G. Parker, P.E.
Steel framing designed with a "missing floor" will accommodate future interior modifications for this North Carolina State University science center.


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Best Tips of the 21st Century: Connections
By Heath Mitchell, P.E., and Matthew Bradey, P.E.
A collection of some of the decade's most useful concepts gleaned from the pages of MSC.


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A More Practical Joist Specification
By Bruce Brotherson, S.E., P.E., and Tim Holterman, P.E.
SJI's new 43rd Edition Specifications and COSP include two key changes for designers using open-web steel joists.


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A Desert Oasis in Steel
By Scott Williamson, P.E.
Creatively positioning a simple steel grid yields openness while preserving privacy.


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In Search of the Top 10 Steel Bridges
This year NSBA invites you to help select the most outstanding award-winning bridges since the competition began.


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What Does the Future Hold for AISC Certification Programs?
By Jacques Cattan
With new leadership, AISC continues to strengthen Certification and to plan for the future.


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Four Things You Should Know About Your Experience Modification Factor
By Kevin Ring
As a simple indicator of how your safety record compares to the previous years' expectations, this number deserves your attention.


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Change, Opportunity, and Balance
In addition to running a New England steel fabrication business, Hollie Noveletsky has a medical career with a global dimension.


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