A Fresh Look at Hangar Design
A new 200,000-sq.-ft. maintenance hangar is the centerpiece of Northwest Airlines support and service efforts.

Aluminum Cladding On Multistory Steel Frames
Loads, cladding movement, construction tolerances and clearances and anchorage to a building must all be considered.

Framing Systems for Microelectronic Facilities
Fast track construction and mechanical system design play a crucial role in selecting a suitable framing system.

How Fabricators Can Combat Metal Buildings
Fabricators should capitalize on the flexibility and strength of structural steel buildings to increase market share in warehouse and industrial applications.

Off The Beam

Restrained Vs. Unrestrained Fire Ratings: A Practical Approach
Many structures have reserve strength capacity which can be utilized for resisting loads resulting from extraordinary events.

What Every Engineer Should Know About Welding
From amperage to preheat, there's more to welding procedures than meets the eye.