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Design Guide 38: SpeedCore Systems for Steel Structures

This Design Guide offers everything you need to know to harness the power of SpeedCore, a concrete-filled composite plate shear wall system that allows lightning-fast erection without waiting for concrete to cure. The guide covers coupled and uncoupled systems in planar, C-shaped, and I-shaped configurations. It also includes critical information about designing for wind, fire, and seismic considerations, along with extensive design examples.

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Design Guide 37: Hybrid Steel Frames with Wood Floors

Modern hybrid steel and mass-timber systems capitalize on the strengths of both materials to achieve highly efficient and attractive structural systems. Design Guide 37 provides a multi-disciplinary review of the design considerations that impact the structural design of hybrid steel-framed structures with mass-timber floors, including fire, acoustics, and sustainability.

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Design Guide 27, 2nd Ed.: Structural Stainless Steel

The updated version is perfect for engineers experienced in the design of carbon steel structural components but not necessarily in the design of stainless steel structures. It's a companion to the design provisions in the 2021 AISC Specification for Structural Stainless Steel Buildings and includes dimension and property tables as well as design tables covering available strength for flexural and compression members and connections. It also offers some design examples to get you started.

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