Composite Construction Cuts Costs
By P.V. Banavalkar, Ph.D., P.E.
Free-spanning Vierendeels link perimeter composite supercolumns at One Detroit Center.

Achieving Ductile Behavior of Moment Connections
By Eric J. Kaufmann, Ming Xue, Le-Wu Lu and John W. Fisher
The results of recent tests suggest that weld metal toughness holds a key to achieving better moment connection performance in earthquakes.

Proprietary Solution
By Ronald F. Nelson, S.E.
One remedy for special moment-resisting frame problems is the use of a system developed by MNH-SMRF.

The Effect of Burrs on the Shear Capacity of Bolted Connections
RCSC Education Committee Bulletin No. 5