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January 2009


Articles

Inside Out
By Jeffrey A. Callow, P.E., Kyle E. Krall, P.E., and Thomas Z. Scarangello, P.E.

The New York Times Building exemplifies the idea of transparency in reporting by wearing part of its structural frame on the outside


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In Plain View
By Robert E. Stoller, P.E., S.E.

A new steel hotel-casino now graces the windswept plains of northeastern Oklahoma.


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Blossoming Knowledge
By James C. Parker, P.E., Pedro Sifre, P.E., and Alec Zimmer, P.E.

Awareness of the history of the Holocaust grows from a flower-like building at the University of Maine at Augusta.


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School Days
By Will Braswell, P.E., and Dan Laggan, AIA

An attractive new Florida high school provides not only education, but also a memorable structure


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Structural Steel Economy: Revisiting the Assumptions
By Jay Ruby, P.E. and John Matuska, P.E.

Clarifying what is myth and what is reality when it comes to material and labor costs.


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Searching for Value
By Tabitha Stine, P.E., LEED AP

In today’s economic climate, pricing and availability are more important than ever when purchasing steel.


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Simple and Direct
By R. Shankar Nair, PH.D., P.E., S.E.

The Direct Analysis Method will become the primary method of design for stability in the next AISC Specification.


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Are You Properly Specifying Materials?
By Martin E. Anderson and Charles J. Carter, S.E., P.E.

Keeping tabs on availabe ASTM Specifications for each structural shape will help you make the right choices when designing your projects.


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A Website Reborn
By Brian Raff

Quality Management Company’s revamped online presence makes it easier than ever to learn about AISC Certification.


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The Many Faces of AISC
By Todd Alwood
AISC regional engineers: Who we are and what we do.


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Seeing the Big Picture- on the Big Screen
By Brenda Aschliman
"Think of it as an IMAX theater for the entire design team."


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BIM in the Real World

Revit Structure appears to be leading the pack in terms of BIM software, and some of its users share their thoughts.


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SteelWize
By Thomas J. Schlafly
You may walk the walk, but can you talk the talk?          


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