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September 2001


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AISC Plans a Single Specification by 2005
By Nestor R. Iwankiw, P.E., Cynthia J. Lanz, and Charles J. Carter, P.E., S.E.
By approximately 2005, a single specification will provide design alternatives for both factored and service load requirements.


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Kalia Tower
By Gary Y. K. Chock, S.E.
Waikik's first all-steel-framed hotel tower achieves breakthrough in economy and speed with a new composite construction system. (217KB PDF)


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Meet the Experts at MSCs Online Chats: Floor Vibrations with Thomas M. Murray


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Parking a Plane
By Richard Portier, P.E., and Dan Talbott, P.E., S.E
Structural steel solution and cladding system that meets the strict architectural and scheduling requirements for US Airways' new Airbus A330-300 aircraft maintenance hangar. (140KB PDF)


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Steel Construction and Team Effort Promote Affordable Design for NYC Apartment High-Rise
By Neil Wexler, P.E.
A Manhattan apartment building located at 215 E. 23rd Street, scheduled for occupancy this autumn, is testimony to the cost benefits of structural steel, as well as its potential for creative adaptation to meet the special needs of residential construction. (157KB PDF)


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Steel Framing: Economical Solution for Mid-Rise Condo Project
By Thomas Roszak, AIA
Steel provides major selling points for the 433 North Wells Street luxury condominium project in Chicago's River North area. (154KB PDF)


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Steel Plate Shear Walls: Now Performing on the Main Stage
By Robert G. Driver, P.Eng. and Gilbert Y. Grondin, P.Eng.
Once considered simply a lateral load-resisting system with great potential, the steel plate shear wall concept is now rapidly gaining popularity with owners and consultants. (167KB PDF)


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