Design Aids

AISI Construction: Cold-Formed Steel Design Links
This is a helpful summary of steel construction organizations that publish cold-formed steel design resources.

CCFSS - Cold-Formed Steel for Students
This interactive website allows self-study and provides comprehensive information and resources on the design, fabrication and erection of cold-formed steel structures.

CFSEI - Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute
CFSEI offers a series of Technical Notes on a variety of topics for designers of cold-formed steel structures.

Wikipedia Entry for Cold-Formed Steel
This entry provides a comprehensive overview of the uses for and history of cold-formed steel.

Elastic Buckling Analysis of Thin-Walled Members
This link leads to a treatise on the subject from Dr. Benjamin Schafer, Ph.D., P.E., chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.