Second Quarter Engineering Journal Now Available

The second quarter 2019 issue of AISC's Engineering Journal is now available at You can view, download, and print the current edition.

Articles in this issue include:

  • "Torsion of Rectangular Connection Elements" by Bo Dowswell

  • "Guidance on Shear Rupture, Ductility, and Element Capacity in Welded Connections" by Patrick J. Fortney, Larry S. Muir, and William A. Thornton

  • "Probabilistic Assessment of Seismic Force Demands in Biaxially Loaded Columns in Chevron-Configured Special Concentrically Braced Frames" by Henry V. Burton, Nilofar Doorandish, and Thomas Sabol

  • Steel Structures Research Update: "Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative" 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