Fourth Quarter Engineering Journal Now Available

This EJ figure shows a laboratory testing arrangement for full-scale HSS overlapped K-connection experiments. 

The fourth quarter 2015 issue of AISC’s Engineering Journal is now available at You can view, download and print the current digital edition.

Articles in this issue include:

  •  "Crippling of Webs with Partial Depth Stiffeners Under Patch Loading" by Raghuvir Salkar, Abhishek Salkar and William Davids

  • "Double-Tee Members in Axial Compression" by Leigh Arber, Meng Wang and Pat McManus

  • "Weld Effective Lengths for Rectangular HSS Overlapped K-Connections" by Kyle Tousignant and Jeffrey A. Packer

  • "Steel Structures Research Update: System Behavior and Collapse Assessment of Braced Frames" by Judy Liu

You can also search the complete EJ archive at Current and past articles are free to AISC members and ePubs subscribers; non-AISC members may subscribe to EJ at the AISC bookstore.

Is there a steel design topic that you would like to see addressed in more detail? EJ is always looking for ideas for papers. Authors interested in submitting papers should contact Margaret Matthew, editor, at See the author guidelines.