Are You Properly Specifying Materials?
By Charles J. Carter, S.E., P.E.
This article provides a summary of the common ASTM specifications used in steel building design and construction, including structural shapes, plate products, fastening products, and other products.

At Your Service
By Beth S. Pollak
When purchasing structural shapes for a project, steel service centers can be a good place to start.

Designing with Grade 65
By Beth S. Pollak
Over the last decade, the use of W-shapes in steel A913 Grade 65 has increased. What considerations should designers make?

Setting the Stage
By Vincent J. DeSimone, P.E. and A. Christopher Cerino, P.E.
Steel sets the stage for the new Frank Gehry-designed Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.

Steel Availability & Project Delivery Systems
By Joe Jun
When a design team is aware of the availability of steel shapes, it can help ensure efficient, quick and successful project delivery.

Steel Expansion
By Michael Gustafson, P.E.
The DeVos Place convention center in Grand Rapids, MI, is undergoing a multi-year expansion featuring steel-framed column-free exhibit space.

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