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AISC Seeks Slip Critical Connection Research Proposals

July 13, 2005 From American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

AISC is seeking a research proposal for investigations that will yield economies in the design of slip critical connections. Specific areas of investigation are described in a request for proposals. Results of the work will be given to the Committee on Specifications for their use in further development of design procedures for bolted connections. The request anticipates a project in multiple phases, each of which may include analysis and review of current research and testing.

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American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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