Steel Research Needs for Buildings

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Abstract: This report identifies experimental and analytical research needed to advance the state-of-the-art and improve safety and economy in the design, fabrication and construction of steel buildings. A five year plan for a coordinated research program is included. Recommendations for research projects dealing with the following topics are presented: total building systems, connections and members, frames, seismic design, load and resistance factor design, fire protection, and design loads. The recommendations were developed at a workshop involving participation by steel industry representatives, design professionals, Federal agency representatives and university researchers.

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82 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Culver, Charles G.; Iwankiw, Nestor & Kuentz, Albert May 1985.

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Abstract: This report identifies experimental and analytical research needed to advance the state-of-the-art and improve safety and economy in the design, fabrication and construction of steel buildings. A five year plan for a coordinated research program is included. Recommendations for research projects dealing with the following topics are presented: total building systems, connections and members, frames, seismic design, load and resistance factor design, fire protection, and design loads. The recommendations were developed at a workshop involving participation by steel industry representatives, design professionals, Federal agency representatives and university researchers.

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82 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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  • Workshop on Steel Research Needs for Buildings, Gaithersburg, Maryland, March 5-6, 1985

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Culver, Charles G.; Iwankiw, Nestor & Kuentz, Albert. Steel Research Needs for Buildings, report, May 1985; Washington D.C. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc502634/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.