Steel provides cost-effective, sustainable and resilient design solutions for owners, architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.
Its benefits include ease of mass production and prefabrication, uniform quality, lightweight designs, economy in transportation and handling, and quick and simple erection or installation. Steel is durable, strong and adaptable.
Steel is sustainable and is the most recycled material on Earth. As a noncombustible material, it provides long-term safety benefits to occupants. It also performs well during earthquakes, hurricanes and other extreme events.
There are many reasons to choose steel for your project. Learn more in this section.
10/21/2016 - Dr. Karl Barth and former student Dr. Greg Michaelson helped to develop and introduce a new way to design short span steel bridges.
10/12/2016 - Tech Note F140-16 covers the applicable codes, processes, design considerations and more involved in welding cold-formed steel members and hardware components.
9/28/2016 - The webinar will be held October 19, 2016 from 11 am to 12:30 pm EDT and awards 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 PDHs.