When renovating older buildings, designers have often turned to the CISC Solutions Centre for information on obsolete steel sections listed in past editions of the Handbook. This information can be [...]
Tolerances on hot-rolled steel members include permissible variations in the mass, area, length, cross-sectional dimensions (depth and flange width), straightness (camber and sweep), and other geometric properties. Manufacturing tolerances are [...]
One of the more innocuous changes in the 11th edition of the Handbook of Steel Construction is the updating of detailing dimensions in Part 6. As shown on the figure [...]
The question of galvanic corrosion can arise when dissimilar metals, or different methods of corrosion protection (such as galvanized bolts and weathering steel), come into contact. One example application involves [...]
Users of the first and second printings of the Handbook of Steel Construction, 11th edition, have two options for updating their Handbook: Revisions List No. 2 - 4 October 2017 [...]
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