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A Policy Guide to Steel Moment-Frame Construction

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes available online the findings and recommendations from a FEMA-sponsored study of steel-frame buildings initiated in the aftermath of the Northridge earthquake (.pdf). The project was conducted by the SAC Joint Venture (the Structural Engineers Association of California, the Applied Technology Council, and California Universities for Research in...
Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Established at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1990, the Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures (CCFSS) was funded with an initial grant from the American Iron and Steel Institute. The Center was renamed in 2000 for its founding director, Dr. Wei-Wen Yu, and today the Center continues to "provide an integrated approach for handling research, teaching, engineering education, technical...