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July 2010


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The Journal Goes E
By Keith Grubb, P.E., S.E.
A few words about AISC's Engineering Journal and the debut of its online edition.


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Expansion is Cut to Fit
By Matthew Gomez, P.E., S.E.
Getting a head start on the cooperative effort pays off for the Seton Women's Center.


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Growing an Office on the Plains
By Michael Hemstad, P.E., S.E.
An urgent need for larger facilities was quickly met, thanks to flexibility, cooperation, and the selection of steel framing.


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On a Beautiful Tilt
By Robert B. Anderson, P.E., Mike Guter, P.E., and Victor Judnic, P.E.
Featuring asymmetry in two major planes, Michigan's first cable-stayed bridge was a challenge in both design and construction.


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Learning the Art & Science of Steel Detailing
By Ron Cuthbert
The next big thing to years of experience is a solid course that covers the fundamentals.


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Real-Life Lessons
By Thomas L. Klemens, P.E.
Students who participate in the student steel bridge competition learn far more than structural analysis and design.


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Horizontal Bracing
By Bo Dowswell, P.E., Allen Brice and Brian Blain
An overview of lateral load resisting systems and how to implement them.


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Streamlining the Certification Process
By Todd Alwood, LEED AP
New requirements will simplify the overall process for AISC Certification.


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The Fabrication Factor
By Geoff Weisenberger
The fabrication shop is important in determining not only the cost of a structural steel package, but its environmental impact as well.


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Construction Contracts for Subcontractors - Are You Covered?
By Ron Thompson

When you clearly understand what you're being asked to sign, you may want to go for better terms.


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It's a Steel-ebration, Part 1
By Ross Allbritton and Walt Primer
How to get the most out of hosting a SteelDay event in 2010.


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A Better Way
By David Crow
Perhaps gearing up with new tools can enhance your steel detailing productivity.


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