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Where do you go to learn more about HSS related issues, such as connection design, current or past research on HSS, torsion design or composite HSS design?Continue
When it comes to HSS connections, what do engineers what to learn the most about? What type of HSS connections do you know the least about and what to know more?Continue
For what applications do you or other structural engineers choose to use HSS the most? What applications do you use them the least? What factors into the decision to use (or not use) HSS for these applications?Continue
This is the Audubon Society Environmental Educational Center in Falmouth, Maine. Being an environmental educational center, it is heavily focused on maximum use of recycled materials and to be as maintenance-free as possible.Hollow structural…Continue
Join us at one of downtown Chicago's premiere luxury hotels - The Wit - for Steel Tube Institute's (STI) Inaugural HSS Market Conference. Learn more about HSS through presentations on connections and new HSS specifications while receiving up to…Continue
The USCF Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building, in San Francisco is a uniquely challenging building that would have been impossible to build without steel. It was the first LEED Gold Certified project to receive an Innovation in Design…Continue
Rigid moment-resisting beam-to-HSS column connections
There are a number of public domain connection solutions for moment-resisting frames under high seismic loading available as prequalified designs in AISC 358, however none…Continue
HSS Bracings to Gusset Plates
Detailed design examples for bracing-to-gusset plate connections in so-called OCBFs (“Ordinary Concentric Braced Frames” or those designed for a higher seismic force level with very little…Continue