AISC Quality Certified Fabricator List
List of fabricators as of December 2002.

At the Movies
By Richard M. Byrd, S.E. and Jesus Torres, P.E.
The construction of a multi-screen theater in Anaheim, CA required careful design, timing and coordination—and the innovative use of structural steel.

Braced for Action
By Beth S. Pollak
Exposed HSS chevron braces add interest to the interiors of the VA Outpatient Clinic at Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA.

New Frame of Mind
By Beth S. Pollak

Safety in Steel
By John Martin, Lisa Rizzo, John Vincent and Margie Wolfe
Workers are taking advantage of easily installed, low-cost products to stay safe on the job.

Safety Products

Structural Fire Protection: Common Questions Answered
By Farid Alfawakhiri, Christopher Hewitt and Robert Solomon
AISC engineers and a representative from the NFPA provide answers to questions about the materials, components and systems designed to provide life safety and structural integrity during fires. (50 KB)

The Seismic Solution
By Stephen DeSimone, P.E. and Steven Bongiorno, P.E.
Long deck spans, upturned spandrels and toggle brace-dampers meet the complex seismic requirements of the irregularly shaped steel tower for San Francisco's Four Seasons Residences.

The Sky's the Limit
By Dennis C. K. Poon, P.E., Shaw-song Shieh, P.E., S.E., Leonard M. Joseph, P.E., S.E. and Ching-Chang Chang, P.E., S.E.
Steel goes sky-high to meet the seismic challenge of Taipei 101, which will top out at 1666 feet in 2003.