Research

Research Library

The following is a list of all research projects AISC is involved in. Click on the title of each column to sort it and click on any title to learn more about that project.

* denotes a Milek Fellowship Award project

Report Title Primary Investigator(s) Institution Year AISC Report No.
Statistical Analysis of Charpy V-Notch Toughness for Steel Wide Flange Structural Shapes Jacques Cattan American Institute of Steel Construction 1995 3018
Failure Analysis of Steel Specimens Subjected to Blast Loads John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2005 3214
Failure Analysis of a Welded Moment-Resisting Interior Connection John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2001 3099
Design of Steel Tied Arch Bridges Dann H. Hall Bridge Software Development International Ltd. 1985 1171
A Study of Welded Bracket to Web Connections of Rolled I-Sections with Low Web Slenderness Ratios Bruce E. Hopper Clarkson College of Technology 1983 1055
Post Elastic Analysis of a Web Connection in Direct Tension Subash C. Anand Clemson University 1980 1122
Energy Dissipating Cladding-to-Frame Connections Julie Mark Cohen Earthquake Engineering Research Center 1991 1398
Current Knowledge of the Cracking of Steels During Galvanizing Thomas Kinstler GalvaScience LLC 2005 3213
Review of Weldability of Proposed Single Grade 50 Steel for Structural Shapes B. A. Graville Graville Associates Inc. 1995 3045
Experimental Results of the AISC Full-Scale Column Blast Test Ruben Martinez Karagozian & Case 2006 3274
Development of Seismic Guidelines for Deep-Column Steel Moment Connections James Ricles Lehigh University 2004 3216
Effect of the Straightening Method on the k Area Loading Behavior or Rolled Column Sections E.J. Kaufmann and J.W. Fisher Lehigh University 2001 3074
Characterization of Cyclic Inelastic Strain Behavior on Properties of A572 Gr. 50 and A913 Gr. 50 Rolled Sections E.J. Kaufmann Lehigh University 2001 3048
Shear Connector Spacing in Composite Members with Formed Steel Deck David C. Klyee Lehigh University 1988 1290
The Dectectability and Significance of Buried Lamellar Tears in Welded Tee Joints Robert D. Stout Lehigh University 1986 1231
Studs Thru Deck Welding, Coated Steel Yoni Adonyi LeTourneau University 2006 3275
Framing Strategies for Robustness in Steel Buildings Gustavio Cortes, Judy Liu LeTourneau University, Purdue University 2015 --
Robustness in Structural Steel Framing Systems Chris Foley Marquette University 2007 3277
Economic and Serviceable Seismic Systems Phase II - All-Bolted Buckling Restrained Braced Frames Patrick McManus and Jay Puckett Martin/Martin Inc. and University of Wyoming 2011 3283
Continued Research on Mechanical Property Improvements in Electroslag Welding of High Strength, Low Alloy Steel G.H. Reynolds MNSW, Inc. 1984 1056
Proposed Metric Wide-Flange Shape Series Charles G. Schilling N/a 1992 3016
Progressive Collapse Analysis of an Existing Building Halil Sezen Ohio State University 2009 3280
The Effect of Burrs on Shear Capacity of Bolted Connections Farrel J. Zwerneman Oklahoma State University 1991 1392
Examination of Resistance Factor for Load and Resistance Factor Design Criteria Hasun Jeong Pennsylvania State University 1981 1045
The Effect of Profile and Root Geometry on the Strength of Fillet Welds Brian P. Quinn Purdue University 1991 1407
Behavior of Tension Butt Joints Using Bolts and Welds in Combination M.D. Bowman Purdue University 1986 1232
MTR Survey of Plate Material Used in Structural Fabrication Roger Brockenbrough R.L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. 2001 3075
Steel Construction Process Study (Tolerances) David Ruby Ruby & Associates 2004 3205
Tests to Determine Adequacy of A490 Bolts in Moment End-Plate Connections Thomas M. Murray Structural Engineers, Inc. 1988 1334
Tension Capacity of Bolted Single Angle Shear Connection W.M. Kim Roddis The George Washington University 2010 3267
The Effect of Repair Welds on Service Performance G. Slater The Welding Institute 1983 1032
Modeling Reserve System Performance for Low-Ductility Braced Frames Eric Hines Tufts University 2012 --
Cyclic Inelastic Behavior of Concrete Filled Sandwich Panel Walls Subjected to In-Plane Flexure Michel Bruneau University at Buffalo 2014 --
Thermo-Mechanical Modeling and Testing of Thermal Breaks in Structural Steel Point Transmittances Scott Hamel University of Alaska-Anchorage 2016 --
Effect of Loading Angle on the Behavior of Fillet Welds Kam Deng University of Alberta 2003 3222
Strength of Transverse Fillet Welds Made with Filler Metals without Specified Toughness Gilbert Grondin University of Alberta 2002 3097
Single Plate Framing Connection Design Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1989 1655
Welded-Welded Double Framing Angle Connection Moments Marc C. LeBouton and Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1987 1295
Investigation and Analysis of Welded Framed Beam Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1987 1273
Experimental and Analytical Force Deformation Curves for bolted Double Angle Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1984 1096
Gusset Plate Design Utilizing Block-Shear Concepts Reidar Bjorhovde University of Arizona 1984 1072
The Analysis and Behavior of Deep Bolted Angle Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1984 1057
Stress, Strain and Force Distributions in Gusset Plate Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1983 1401
Strength and Behavior of Connection Elements Reidar Bjorhovde University of Arizona 1983 1400
Design of Single Plate Framing Connections with A307 Bolts Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1982 990
Analytical Study of Panel Zone Behavior in Beam-Column Connections Ralph M. Richard and David R. Pettijohn University of Arizona 1981 1000
Progressive Collapse Resistance of Steel Building Floors Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 2001 3101
Analytical and Empirical Models of Axial Force Displacement Behavior of Steel Double Angles Mario de Stefano and Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1990 1613
Design of Single Plate Shear Connections with Snug-Tight Bolts in Short Slotted Holes Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1990 1415
Moment Rotation Characteristics of a Simple Steel Base Plate Connection Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1989 1325
Analytical and Experimental Studies of Double Angle Framing Connections Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1988 1300
Design of Single Plate Framing Connections Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1988 1293
Tensile Strength of Embedded Anchor Groups: Tests and Strength Models David Grilli, Amit Kanvinde University of California, Davis 2015 --
Shear Transfer in Exposed Column Base Plates Phase I Amit Kavinde and Gregory Deierlein University of California, Davis and Stanford University 2009 3278
Strength and Ductility of Welded Joints Subjected to Out-of-Plane Bending Amit Kavinde and Gilbert Gronde University of California, Davis and University of Alberta 2008 3237
Cyclic Testing of Bolted Flange Plate Steel Moment Connections for Special Moment Frames Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2007 3245
Cyclic Behavior of Steel Columns with Combined High Axial Load and Drift Demand Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2006 3245
Development of Testing Protocol for Short Links with Eccentrically Braced Frames Paul Richards University of California, San Diego 2003 3186
Effect of the Straightening Method on the Cyclic Behavior of k Area in Steel Rolled Shapes Chia-Ming Uang and Brandon Chi University of California, San Diego 2001 3071
Experimental Verification of a Procedure for SMF Continuity Plate Weld Design Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2017 --
Effects of Variable Pretension on Bolted Connection Behavior James Swanson University of Cincinnati 2002 3175
Load and Resistance Factor Design Methodology Shayne O. Manning University of Cincinnati 1988 1378
Design of All-Bolted Extended Double Angle, Single Angle, and Tee Shear Connections Perry Green and Thomas Sputo University of Florida 2005 3218
Stiffened Seated Connections to Column Webs Duane S. Ellifritt University of Florida 1994 1482
Towards Systems Behavior Factors for Composite Frames: Experimental and Analytical Studies Jerome Hajjar and Roberto Leon University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Tech 2011 3282
Behavior of Bolted Steel Slip-Critical Connections with Fillers Jerome F. Hajjer University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008 3240
Lateral Buckling of Short I-Beams Under Cyclic Loading Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1990 1422
Optimal Design of Framed Structures Under Multiple Loading Conditions Based on a Stability Criterion Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1989 1404
Three-Dimensional Finite Element Simulation of the Seismic Behavior of Multitier Concentrically Braced Frames C.D. Stoakes, L.A. Fahnestock University of Iowa, University of Illinois 2014 --
The Behavior of Trusses with Eccentric Joints Carl E. Kurt University of Kansas 1990 1406
Behavior of Webs of Rolled Sections Under In-Plane Compressive Loads Mohamed Elgaaly University of Maine 1990 1511
Load and Resistance Factor Design of Steel Structures for Fatigue Charles S. Nolan and Pedro Albrecht University of Maryland 1983 1035
Performance-Based Plastic Design of Earthquake Resistant Concentrically Braced Steel Frames Subhash Goel University of Michigan 2010 3281
Performance-Based Seismic Design of EBF Using Target Drift and Yield Mechanism as Performance Criteria Subhash Goel University of Michigan 2005 3213
Effect of Stitch Spacing on the Cyclic Behavior of Built-Up Bracing Members Subhash C. Goel University of Michigan 1987 1239
Synthesis of Design, Testing and Analysis Research on Steel Column Base Plate Connections in High-Seismic Zones Jerome Hajjar and Robert Dexter University of Minnesota 2005 3273
Column Stiffener Detailing and Panel Zone Behavior of Steel Moment Frame Connections Daeyong Lee University of Minnesota 2002 3179
Strength and Stiffness of Semi-Composite Connections Douglas ammerman and Roberto Leon University of Minnesota 1985 1135
Development of Connection Detail for Connecting Steel Beams to Composite Columns Atorod Azizinamini University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1992 1460
Analytical and Experimental Investigation of the Extended Stiffened Moment End-Plate Connection with Four Bolts at the Beam Tension Flange Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1985 1360
Unification of Flush End-Plate Design Procedures Anant R. Kukreti and Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1985 1733
Finite Element Analysis of Two-Tension Bolt Flush End-Plate Connections Anant R. Kukreti and Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1984 1054
Column Web and Flange Strength at End-Plate Connections Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1983 1247
Effects of Slab Post-Tensioning on Supporting Steel Beams Kent Harries University of Pittsburgh 2007 3276
Steel Beam to Column Connections D. A. Nethercot University of Sheffield 1984 1084
A Procedure for the Preliminary Design of Building Structures with Semi-Rigid Beam-Column Connections Pollyana Stier-Kimney University of South Carolina 1984 1069
Steel Beam to Box Column Connections James C. Anderson University of Southern California 1991 1399
Determination of Column Fixity at Column Bases Donald D. Cannon, Jr. University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1984 1106
Experiments on the Impact of Higher Strength Steel on Local Buckling and Overstrength of Links in EBFs Michael Engelhardt University of Texas at Austin 2001 3204
Design of Moment Connections for Composite Framed Structures James A. Yura, James O. Jirsa and Gregory E. Deierlein University of Texas, Austin 1988 1278
Moment Connections Between Steel Beams and Concrete Columns James A. Yura, James O. Jirsa, and Tauqir M. Sheikh University of Texas, Austin 1987 1279
Strength and Behavior of Double-Tee Tubular Joints in Tension Joseph A. Yura University of Texas, Austin 1986 1154
Tests of Bolted Shear Web Connections Bert G. Shelton and Joseph A. Yura University of Texas, Austin 1981 989
The Behavior and Analysis of Double Row Bolted Shear Web Connections J.M. Ricles and J.A. Yura University of Texas, Austin 1980 973
Bracing for Stability Joseph A. Yura and Todd A. Helwig University of Texas, Austin University of Houston 1995 3305
Effective Throat for Flare Bevel and Flare Groove Welds J.A. Packer and G.S. Frater University of Toronto 2003 3177
Beam Web Connections with Coped Top Flanges Harrison J. Wilson University of Toronto 1980 3256
Weld Design for Rectangular HSS Overlapped K- Connections Jeffrey Packer University of Toronto 2014 --
Updating Standard Shape Material Properties Database for Design and Reliability F.M. Bartlett and R.J. Dexter University of Western Ontario and University of Minnesota 2001 3062
Design of Extended Shear Tabs Donald Sherman and Al Ghorbanpoor University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2002 3095