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.
Hybrid Steel Frames Finley Charney Virginia Tech 2013 --
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 --
Cyclic Inelastic Behavior of Concrete Filled Sandwich Panel Walls Subjected to In-Plane Flexure Michel Bruneau University at Buffalo 2014 --
Weld Design for Rectangular HSS Overlapped K- Connections Jeffrey Packer University of Toronto 2014 --
Modeling Reserve System Performance for Low-Ductility Braced Frames Eric Hines Tufts University 2012 --
Framing Strategies for Robustness in Steel Buildings Gustavio Cortes, Judy Liu LeTourneau University, Purdue University 2015 --
Tensile Strength of Embedded Anchor Groups: Tests and Strength Models David Grilli, Amit Kanvinde University of California, Davis 2015 --
Experimental Verification of a Procedure for SMF Continuity Plate Weld Design Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2017 --
Evaluation of the Effect of Boat-Shaped Welds and Pneumatic Power Actuated Fasteners on the Seismic Behavior of Moment Frames Matthew Eatherton Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2015 --
Thermo-Mechanical Modeling and Testing of Thermal Breaks in Structural Steel Point Transmittances Scott Hamel University of Alaska-Anchorage 2016 --
Analytical Study of Panel Zone Behavior in Beam-Column Connections Ralph M. Richard and David R. Pettijohn University of Arizona 1981 1000
The Effect of Repair Welds on Service Performance G. Slater The Welding Institute 1983 1032
Structural Tests of Large Pin-Connected Links G.T. Blake US Steel Research 1981 1033
Load and Resistance Factor Design of Steel Structures for Fatigue Charles S. Nolan and Pedro Albrecht University of Maryland 1983 1035
Examination of Resistance Factor for Load and Resistance Factor Design Criteria Hasun Jeong Pennsylvania State University 1981 1045
Finite Element Analysis of Two-Tension Bolt Flush End-Plate Connections Anant R. Kukreti and Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1984 1054
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
Continued Research on Mechanical Property Improvements in Electroslag Welding of High Strength, Low Alloy Steel G.H. Reynolds MNSW, Inc. 1984 1056
The Analysis and Behavior of Deep Bolted Angle Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1984 1057
A Procedure for the Preliminary Design of Building Structures with Semi-Rigid Beam-Column Connections Pollyana Stier-Kimney University of South Carolina 1984 1069
Gusset Plate Design Utilizing Block-Shear Concepts Reidar Bjorhovde University of Arizona 1984 1072
Steel Beam to Column Connections D. A. Nethercot University of Sheffield 1984 1084
Experimental and Analytical Force Deformation Curves for bolted Double Angle Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1984 1096
Determination of Column Fixity at Column Bases Donald D. Cannon, Jr. University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1984 1106
Post Elastic Analysis of a Web Connection in Direct Tension Subash C. Anand Clemson University 1980 1122
Strength and Stiffness of Semi-Composite Connections Douglas ammerman and Roberto Leon University of Minnesota 1985 1135
Strength and Behavior of Double-Tee Tubular Joints in Tension Joseph A. Yura University of Texas, Austin 1986 1154
Design of Steel Tied Arch Bridges Dann H. Hall Bridge Software Development International Ltd. 1985 1171
The Dectectability and Significance of Buried Lamellar Tears in Welded Tee Joints Robert D. Stout Lehigh University 1986 1231
Behavior of Tension Butt Joints Using Bolts and Welds in Combination M.D. Bowman Purdue University 1986 1232
Effect of Stitch Spacing on the Cyclic Behavior of Built-Up Bracing Members Subhash C. Goel University of Michigan 1987 1239
Column Web and Flange Strength at End-Plate Connections Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1983 1247
Investigation and Analysis of Welded Framed Beam Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1987 1273
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
Shear Connector Spacing in Composite Members with Formed Steel Deck David C. Klyee Lehigh University 1988 1290
Design of Single Plate Framing Connections Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1988 1293
Welded-Welded Double Framing Angle Connection Moments Marc C. LeBouton and Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1987 1295
Analytical and Experimental Studies of Double Angle Framing Connections Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1988 1300
Moment Rotation Characteristics of a Simple Steel Base Plate Connection Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1989 1325
Tests to Determine Adequacy of A490 Bolts in Moment End-Plate Connections Thomas M. Murray Structural Engineers, Inc. 1988 1334
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
Load and Resistance Factor Design Methodology Shayne O. Manning University of Cincinnati 1988 1378
The Effect of Burrs on Shear Capacity of Bolted Connections Farrel J. Zwerneman Oklahoma State University 1991 1392
Energy Dissipating Cladding-to-Frame Connections Julie Mark Cohen Earthquake Engineering Research Center 1991 1398
Steel Beam to Box Column Connections James C. Anderson University of Southern California 1991 1399
Strength and Behavior of Connection Elements Reidar Bjorhovde University of Arizona 1983 1400
Stress, Strain and Force Distributions in Gusset Plate Connections Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1983 1401
Optimal Design of Framed Structures Under Multiple Loading Conditions Based on a Stability Criterion Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1989 1404
The Behavior of Trusses with Eccentric Joints Carl E. Kurt University of Kansas 1990 1406
The Effect of Profile and Root Geometry on the Strength of Fillet Welds Brian P. Quinn Purdue University 1991 1407
Design of Single Plate Shear Connections with Snug-Tight Bolts in Short Slotted Holes Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1990 1415
The Effect of Shear Tab Connections on Tubular Column Strength Stephen Michael Herlache University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 1989 1420
Lateral Buckling of Short I-Beams Under Cyclic Loading Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1990 1422
Innovative Floor Systems for Steel Framed Buildings Thomas M. Murray Virginia Tech 1990 1455
Development of Connection Detail for Connecting Steel Beams to Composite Columns Atorod Azizinamini University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1992 1460
Stiffened Seated Connections to Column Webs Duane S. Ellifritt University of Florida 1994 1482
Behavior of Webs of Rolled Sections Under In-Plane Compressive Loads Mohamed Elgaaly University of Maine 1990 1511
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
Single Plate Framing Connection Design Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1989 1655
Unification of Flush End-Plate Design Procedures Anant R. Kukreti and Thomas M. Murray University of Oklahoma 1985 1733
General Loading of Semi-Rigid Connections Deryl Lee Earsom Washington University 1987 2091
Proposed Metric Wide-Flange Shape Series Charles G. Schilling N/a 1992 3016
Statistical Analysis of Charpy V-Notch Toughness for Steel Wide Flange Structural Shapes Jacques Cattan American Institute of Steel Construction 1995 3018
Behavior and Modeling of Mild and Reinforcing Steel W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3026
Behavior and Modeling of a Reinforced Concrete Slab as Part of a Partially Restrained Composite Beam- Girder Connection W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3027
Behavior and Modeling of a Single Plate Bearing on a Single Bolt W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3028
Behavior and Modeling of a Single Bolt Lap Plate Connection W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3029
Behavior and Modeling of Partially Restrained Composite Beam-Girder Connections W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3031
Testing and Design of Extended Shear Tabs Donald R. Sherman and Al Ghorbanpoor University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2000 3039
Review of Weldability of Proposed Single Grade 50 Steel for Structural Shapes B. A. Graville Graville Associates Inc. 1995 3045
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
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
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
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
MTR Survey of Plate Material Used in Structural Fabrication Roger Brockenbrough R.L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. 2001 3075
Design of Extended Shear Tabs Donald Sherman and Al Ghorbanpoor University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2002 3095
Strength of Transverse Fillet Welds Made with Filler Metals without Specified Toughness Gilbert Grondin University of Alberta 2002 3097
Failure Analysis of a Welded Moment-Resisting Interior Connection John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2001 3099
Progressive Collapse Resistance of Steel Building Floors Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 2001 3101
Effects of Variable Pretension on Bolted Connection Behavior James Swanson University of Cincinnati 2002 3175
Effective Throat for Flare Bevel and Flare Groove Welds J.A. Packer and G.S. Frater University of Toronto 2003 3177
Column Stiffener Detailing and Panel Zone Behavior of Steel Moment Frame Connections Daeyong Lee University of Minnesota 2002 3179
Statistical Analysis of Structural Plate Mechanical Properties Somchat Suwan University of Texas at Austin 2003 3180
Development of Testing Protocol for Short Links with Eccentrically Braced Frames Paul Richards University of California, San Diego 2003 3186
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
Steel Construction Process Study (Tolerances) David Ruby Ruby & Associates 2004 3205
Current Knowledge of the Cracking of Steels During Galvanizing Thomas Kinstler GalvaScience LLC 2005 3213
Performance-Based Seismic Design of EBF Using Target Drift and Yield Mechanism as Performance Criteria Subhash Goel University of Michigan 2005 3213
Failure Analysis of Steel Specimens Subjected to Blast Loads John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2005 3214
Development of Seismic Guidelines for Deep-Column Steel Moment Connections James Ricles Lehigh University 2004 3216
Design of All-Bolted Extended Double Angle, Single Angle, and Tee Shear Connections Perry Green and Thomas Sputo University of Florida 2005 3218
Effect of Loading Angle on the Behavior of Fillet Welds Kam Deng University of Alberta 2003 3222
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
Behavior of Bolted Steel Slip-Critical Connections with Fillers Jerome F. Hajjer University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008 3240
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
Strength Prediction Method for Shear Studs and Resistance Factor for Composite Beams W. Samuel Easterling & Thomas M. Murray Virginia Tech 2000 3252
Beam Web Connections with Coped Top Flanges Harrison J. Wilson University of Toronto 1980 3256
Tension Capacity of Bolted Single Angle Shear Connection W.M. Kim Roddis The George Washington University 2010 3267