By Charles Albert, P.Eng., Manager of Technical Publications and Services CISC provides this column as a part of its commitment to the education of those interested in the use of [...]
Structural Steel: Helping to Realize the Potential of Prefabricated Prefinished Modular Construction
Prefabricated prefinished volumetric construction (PPVC), sometimes referred to simply as modular construction, is a process whereby buildings are planned and designed to allow for discretization and standardization of 3D volumetric [...]
The fourth and fifth modules in CISC's Design Modules lineup have been published and are now available. Design Module 4, "Straight Steel Girder Bridges", illustrates the design of composite, continuous [...]
For hollow structural section (HSS) connections, welds can be designed either to achieve the capacity of the connected branch member wall or to be “fit for purpose” (i.e. to resist [...]
By Charles Albert, P.Eng., Manager of Technical Publications and Services CISC provides this column as part of its commitment to the education of those interested in the use of steel [...]
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