11/23/2015 - At Greenbuild, a somewhat unlikely organization came away touting better opportunities for its green and sustainable products: SMDI.
11/21/2015 - At Greenbuild, if someone announced a new building construction material with several sustainable benefits, you'd want to hear more. The material is here - it's steel!
11/1/2015 - This article provides details on the updated AISI Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual.
11/1/2015 - The article provides an overview of the importance of AISI standards development and details of the six new/updated standards that are in production.
10/1/2015 - Get clarification and solutions for using Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Designs for fire protection for structural steel beams with today's steel design codes.
6/8/2015 - SFIA Executive Director Larry Williams takes a closer look at the risks associated with using wood framing in tall buildings.
5/1/2015 - The paper explores the concept of "resiliency" and discusses the inherent properties of cold-formed steel that make it a resilient material.
4/24/2015 - This paper explains how AISI standards provide an evolution for cold-formed steel towards the design of systems instead of isolated members and connections.
5/16/2013 - Guest editors Ben Schafer, Ph.D., P.E. and Dinar Camotim, Ph.D., M.ASCE, gather a comprehensive selection of articles from researchers in 13 countries.
10/24/2012 - This paper presents an overview of several standards and supplements that were updated by AISI in 2012.
10/24/2012 - The paper provides an introduction to AISI S220, which was developed in 2011, as well as an illustrative guide for applying the provisions to the design of nonstructural members.
9/1/2012 - Maribeth Rizzuto discusses new cold-formed steel tools developed for every segment of the construction marketplace.
3/30/2012 - University of North Texas Research Magazine, Spring 2012 - Dr. Cheng Yu's contributions to cold-formed steel design are advancing sustainable building solutions.
2/1/2011 - Structure Magazine - Authors Chia-Ming Uang, Ph.D. and Atsushi Sato, Ph.D. provide an introduction to AISI's new Standard S110.
2/1/2011 - Structure Magazine - Author Ken Wood, P.E. covers the analysis concept and design procedure for the AISI S110 Standard.
1/20/2011 - This paper reviews the design provisions included in the Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems – Special Bolted Moment Frames.
11/3/2010 - The paper provides changes and additions to date since the publicatuon of the 2007 editions of AISI standards.
10/14/2008 - This paper provides an overview of the significant documents produced by AISI's Committee on Framing Standards.
10/14/2008 - This paper presents information for calculating the expected maximum seismic force in the beams and columns at the design story drift.
10/14/2008 - A model that can reliably simulate the cyclic behavior of the bolted moment connection is presented in this document.
9/1/2007 - A technical bulletin from the Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures issued in Fall 2007 covering the major changes in the 2007 Edition of the North American Specification for ...
1/1/2007 - This document provides an overview of the major technical changes and added provisions to the 2007 Edition of the North American Cold-Formed Steel Specification.
1/1/2006 - This document provides an overview of test procedures AISI TS-9 to AISI TS-12 and updates to AISI TS-5 to AISI TS-8.
2/23/2017 - The SDI standards are included by reference in the 2018 International Building Code and are available for free download at www.sdi.org.
2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.