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January 2003


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Dynamic Exchange
By Mark H. Stemmer, P.E.
Data transfer, teamwork and the use of structural steel were swift solutions for the Nebraska Furniture Mart in Kansas City, KS.


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Home Court Advantage
By David C. Douglass, Cary M. Andrews, P.E., and Beth S. Pollak
Teamwork was the key to a high-speed roof replacement at Clemson University's Littlejohn Coliseum.


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It doesn't have to be that way!
By Andy Johnson
Part 1 of this three-part series examining traditional project delivery approaches takes a close look at the different roles and responsibilities of individual project team members. Each player faces different tasks and obstacles, but it is only when team members understand each other's challenges that the group can communicate and work together effectively.


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On the Horizon
By Beth S. Pollak
As the new year begins, innovations in the structural steel industry are challenging architects, engineers, detailers and fabricators to change their perspectives. Modern Steel Construction took a look at what's new for 2003--and beyond--by asking some of the experts to share their thoughts.


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Panel Power
By Linda Norris
New regulations make panelized construction safer, faster and more cost effective.


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Plate Progress
By Lyle Menke, with Joe White
The need for safety, efficiency and productivity has sparked new ways to fabricate steel plate components in fewer steps.


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Scanning Steel
By Chris Marti
Bar codes offer the metals industry a method of computerized product tracking, from the mill to the job site.


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Steel Going Strong
By Georges Axmann
The move towards higher strength steels has made structural shapes in ASTM A913 Grade 65 increasingly popular.


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Steel Protection
By Steven M. Baldridge, P.E., S.E.
Steel provides flexible, cost-effective force protection for the Department of Defense at the new Pacific Command Center in Oahu, HI.


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SteelWise: Do you 992?
By Sergio Zoruba, Ph.D. and Keith A. Grubb, P.E., S.E.
ASTM A992 has become the standard material specificaton for wide-flange steel shapes. Here's why.


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Structural Engineering Software Product Highlights


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Why they stood--and how they fell
By Silverstein Properties, Inc.


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