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.
Pull-Through Testing of Plate Washers for Column Anchor Rod Applications Paul A. Cozzens, Gian Andrea Rassati, James A. Swanson University of Cincinnati 2021 --
Understanding the Behavior of Steel Connections with Bolts and Welds in Combination Mohamed Soliman, Bruce Russell, Christopher Waite, Ligang Shen, Ethan Stringer Oklahoma State University 2021 --
* Thin Composite Two-Way Flooring System for Steel Structural Systems Eugene Boadi-Danquah, Duncan MacLachlan, Brian Robertson, Tristan Yount, Matthew Fadden, and William Collins University of Kansas 2021 --
Investigation of Bearing and Tearout of Steel Bolted Connections Mark D. Denavit, Nicolo Franceschetti, Andrew Shahan University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2021 --
Fillet and PJP Welds Bo Dowswell, Clayton Cox, Mohamed S. Gallow, and Fouad H. Fouad ARC International, LLC 2021 --
Alternative Weld Details and Design for Continuity Plates and Doubler Plates for Applications in Special and Intermediate Moment Frames Mathew Reynolds Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2020 --
Seismic Design Coefficients for SpeedCore or Composite Plate Shear Walls - Concrete Filled (C-PSW/CF) Shubham Agrawal, Morgen Broberg, Amit H. Varma Purdue University 2020 --
Structural Fire Engineering and Design of Filled Composite Plate Shear Walls (SpeedCore) Ataollah Taghipour Anvari, Saahastaranshu Bhardwaj, Preshit Wazalwa, Amit Varma Purdue University 2020 --
Ad Hoc Task Group Report on Local Buckling (Width-to-thickness) Limits Ben Schafer AISC Committee on Specifications Task Group on Local Buckling (Width-to-thickness) Limits 2020 --
* Damage Resistant Design Methodology for Multi-Hazard Resilient Buildings Michael Pollino, Derek Slovenec, Laura Rendos, Gwen Evans Case Western Reserve University 2019 --
R-Factors for Coupled Composite Plate Shear Walls / Concrete Filled (CC-PSW/CF) Michel Bruneau, Amit Varma, Emre Kizilarslan, Morgan Broberg, Soheil Shafaei, Jungil Seo Purdue University and the University at Buffalo 2019 CPF#05-17
Ad Hoc Task Group Report on High Strength Steel Ben Schafer AISC Committee on Specifications Task Group on High Strength Steel 2019 --
Structural Adhesives Workshop Devin Huber and Chris Garrell AISC 2019 --
SpeedCore Summit Devin Huber and Jennifer Traut-Todaro AISC 2019 --
Analysis and Design of Eccentric Stiffeners Part of Moment Connections to Column Flanges Keith J. Kowalkowski and Javier Alvarez Rodilla Lawrence Tech 2019 --
Investigation into Shear Stud Fatigue Demands Gary S. Prinz University of Arkansas 2019 --
Design Development for Steel Strongback Braced Frames to Mitigate Concentrations of Damage Barbara Simpson University of California, Berkeley 2018 --
Experimental Verification of a Procedure for SMF Continuity Plate Weld Design Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2017 --
Thermal Break Strategies for Cladding Systems in Building Structures Jerome F. Hajjar Northeastern University 2017 --
Thermo-Mechanical Modeling and Testing of Thermal Breaks in Structural Steel Point Transmittances Scott Hamel University of Alaska-Anchorage 2016 --
Deconstructable Systems for Sustainable Design of Steel and Composite Structures Lizhong Wang, Lucas N. Troup, Kyle Coleman, Mathhew J. Eckelman, Jerry Hajjar, Clayton Brown, and Mark D. Webster Northeastern University 2016 --
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 --
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 --
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 --
Slip Coefficients for Galvanized Surfaces Sean Donahue, Todd Helwig, Joseph Yura The University of Texas at Austin 2014 --
Hybrid Steel Frames Finley Charney Virginia Tech 2013 --
Modeling Reserve System Performance for Low-Ductility Braced Frames Eric Hines Tufts University 2012 --
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
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
Tension Capacity of Bolted Single Angle Shear Connection W.M. Kim Roddis The George Washington University 2010 3267
Performance-Based Plastic Design of Earthquake Resistant Concentrically Braced Steel Frames Subhash Goel University of Michigan 2010 3281
Progressive Collapse Analysis of an Existing Building Halil Sezen Ohio State University 2009 3280
Shear Transfer in Exposed Column Base Plates Phase I Amit Kavinde and Gregory Deierlein University of California, Davis and Stanford University 2009 3278
Seismic Strength of Moment End-Plate Connections with Attached Concrete Slab Thomas Murray Virginia Tech 2009 3279
Behavior of Bolted Steel Slip-Critical Connections with Fillers Jerome F. Hajjar University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008 3240
Strength and Ductility of Welded Joints Subjected to Out-of-Plane Bending Amit Kanvinde and Gilbert Gronde University of California, Davis and University of Alberta 2008 3237
* Development of Long Span Floor Systems for Multi-Story Residential Structures Devin Huber and Amit Varma Purdue University 2008 --
Cyclic Testing of Bolted Flange Plate Steel Moment Connections for Special Moment Frames Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2007 3245
Robustness in Structural Steel Framing Systems Chris Foley Marquette University 2007 3277
Effects of Slab Post-Tensioning on Supporting Steel Beams Kent Harries University of Pittsburgh 2007 3276
Studs Thru Deck Welding, Coated Steel Yoni Adonyi LeTourneau University 2006 3275
Cyclic Behavior of Steel Columns with Combined High Axial Load and Drift Demand Chia-Ming Uang University of California, San Diego 2006 3245
Experimental Results of the AISC Full-Scale Column Blast Test Ruben Martinez Karagozian & Case 2006 3274
Failure Analysis of Steel Specimens Subjected to Blast Loads John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2005 3214
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
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
Design of All-Bolted Extended Double Angle, Single Angle, and Tee Shear Connections Perry Green and Thomas Sputo University of Florida 2005 3218
Development of Seismic Guidelines for Deep-Column Steel Moment Connections James Ricles Lehigh University 2004 3216
Steel Construction Process Study (Tolerances) David Ruby Ruby & Associates 2004 3205
Effect of Loading Angle on the Behavior of Fillet Welds Kam Deng University of Alberta 2003 3222
Development of Testing Protocol for Short Links with Eccentrically Braced Frames Paul Richards University of California, San Diego 2003 3186
Effective Throat for Flare Bevel and Flare Groove Welds J.A. Packer and G.S. Frater University of Toronto 2003 3177
Statistical Analysis of Structural Plate Mechanical Properties Somchat Suwan University of Texas at Austin 2003 3180
Column Stiffener Detailing and Panel Zone Behavior of Steel Moment Frame Connections Daeyong Lee University of Minnesota 2002 3179
Strength of Transverse Fillet Welds Made with Filler Metals without Specified Toughness Gilbert Grondin University of Alberta 2002 3097
Effects of Variable Pretension on Bolted Connection Behavior James Swanson University of Cincinnati 2002 3175
Design of Extended Shear Tabs Donald Sherman and Al Ghorbanpoor University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2002 3095
Progressive Collapse Resistance of Steel Building Floors Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 2001 3101
Failure Analysis of a Welded Moment-Resisting Interior Connection John Barsom Barsom Consulting Ltd. 2001 3099
MTR Survey of Plate Material Used in Structural Fabrication Roger Brockenbrough R.L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. 2001 3075
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
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
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
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
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
Testing and Design of Extended Shear Tabs Donald R. Sherman and Al Ghorbanpoor University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2000 3039
Strength Prediction Method for Shear Studs and Resistance Factor for Composite Beams W. Samuel Easterling & Thomas M. Murray Virginia Tech 2000 3252
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 Mild and Reinforcing Steel W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3026
Behavior and Modeling of Partially Restrained Composite Beam-Girder Connections W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3031
Behavior and Modeling of a Single Bolt Lap Plate Connection W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3029
Behavior and Modeling of a Single Plate Bearing on a Single Bolt W. Samuel Easterling Virginia Tech 1996 3028
Statistical Analysis of Charpy V-Notch Toughness for Steel Wide Flange Structural Shapes Jacques Cattan American Institute of Steel Construction 1995 3018
Review of Weldability of Proposed Single Grade 50 Steel for Structural Shapes B. A. Graville Graville Associates Inc. 1995 3045
Bracing for Stability Joseph A. Yura and Todd A. Helwig University of Texas, Austin University of Houston 1995 3305
Stiffened Seated Connections to Column Webs Duane S. Ellifritt University of Florida 1994 1482
Proposed Metric Wide-Flange Shape Series Charles G. Schilling N/a 1992 3016
Development of Connection Detail for Connecting Steel Beams to Composite Columns Atorod Azizinamini University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1992 1460
The Effect of Burrs on Shear Capacity of Bolted Connections Farrel J. Zwerneman Oklahoma State University 1991 1392
The Effect of Profile and Root Geometry on the Strength of Fillet Welds Brian P. Quinn Purdue University 1991 1407
Steel Beam to Box Column Connections James C. Anderson University of Southern California 1991 1399
Energy Dissipating Cladding-to-Frame Connections Julie Mark Cohen Earthquake Engineering Research Center 1991 1398
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
Behavior of Webs of Rolled Sections Under In-Plane Compressive Loads Mohamed Elgaaly University of Maine 1990 1511
Innovative Floor Systems for Steel Framed Buildings Thomas M. Murray Virginia Tech 1990 1455
Lateral Buckling of Short I-Beams Under Cyclic Loading Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1990 1422
Design of Single Plate Shear Connections with Snug-Tight Bolts in Short Slotted Holes Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1990 1415
The Behavior of Trusses with Eccentric Joints Carl E. Kurt University of Kansas 1990 1406
Moment Rotation Characteristics of a Simple Steel Base Plate Connection Albolhassan Astaneh-Asl University of California, Berkeley 1989 1325
Single Plate Framing Connection Design Ralph M. Richard University of Arizona 1989 1655
The Effect of Shear Tab Connections on Tubular Column Strength Stephen Michael Herlache University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 1989 1420
Optimal Design of Framed Structures Under Multiple Loading Conditions Based on a Stability Criterion Keith D. Hjelmstad University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1989 1404
Load and Resistance Factor Design Methodology Shayne O. Manning University of Cincinnati 1988 1378
Tests to Determine Adequacy of A490 Bolts in Moment End-Plate Connections Thomas M. Murray Structural Engineers, Inc. 1988 1334
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