Third-Quarter Engineering Journal Now Available

Figure 4: Complete force-resultant free-body diagram of horizontal boundary element (HBE). 

The third-quarter 2016 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:

  • “Kinematics of Self-Centering Steel Plate Shear Walls with NewZ-BREAKSS Post-Tensioned Rocking Connection” by Daniel M. Dowden and Michel Bruneau    

  • “Notes on the AISC 360-16 Provisions for Slender Compression Elements in Compression Members” by Louis F. Geschwindner and Matthew Troemner

  • “Establishing and Developing the Weak-Axis Strength of Plates Subjected to Applied Loads” by Charles J. Carter, Larry S. Muir and Bo Dowswell.
  • “Strength of Beams in Beam-to-Column Connections with Holes in the Tension Flange” by James A. Swanson

You can 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.