Second-Quarter Engineering Journal Now Available

The second quarter 2017 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:

  • “Effective Length Factors of Gin Poles” by James L. Lott and Ernest R. Jones

  • “Minimum Requirements and Section Detailing Provisions for Steel-Plate Composite (SC) Walls in Safety-Related Nuclear Facilities” by Saahastaranshu R. Bhardwaj, Amit H. Varma and Sanjeev R. Malushte

  • “A Boundary Stress Model for Fillet-Welded Connection Plates” by Logan Callele

  • “Ring-Shaped Steel Plate Shear Walls for Improved Seismic Performance of Buildings” by Judy Liu

You can search the complete EJ archive at Current and past articles are free to AISC members and ePubs subscribers, and are available for purchase to non-members. For subscription questions, contact

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