I have AISC profesional guidance to design steel structure, which the message appear in the front of document is rewriten as below :
The information presented in this publication has been prepared in accordance with recognized engineering principles and is for general information only. While it is believed to be accurate, this information should not be used or relied upon for any specific application without competent professional examination and verification of its accuracy, suitability, and applicability by a licensed professional engineer, designer, or architect.
The publication of the material contained herein is not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of the American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc. or the American Iron and Steel Institute, or of any other person named herein, that this information is suitable for any general or particular use or of freedom from infringement of any patent or patents. Anyone making use of this information assumes all liability arising from such use.
I have four <up-dated 25 April 2007> guidance , you can down-load for free if you want to become an expert in steel structures.
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This is the document #1 , regarding the base-plate design.
Steel Design Guide Series
Column Base Plates
Design of Column Base Plates
John T. DeWolf
Professor of Civil Engineering
University of Connecticut
Some Practical Aspects of Column Base Selection
David T. Bicker
Vice President, Engineering
The Berlin Steel Construction Company, Inc.
The book contain 60 pages, down-load PDF 970 kb
This is the document #2 regarding the trick and tip for design low and medium-rise of steel building.
Design Guide for Low-and Medium-Rise Steel Buildings
Horatio Allison, PE
The book contain 53 pages , down-load PDF 769 kb
Due to Human Activity
Thomas M. Murray, PhD, P.E.
Montague-Betts Professor of Structural Steel Design
The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
David E. Allen, PhD
Senior Research Officer
Institute for Research in Construction
National Research Council Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Eric E. Ungar, ScD, P.E.
Chief Engineering Scientist
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
The book contain 73 pages, down-load 1,450 kb
** Document #4 **
Staggered Truss Framing Systems
PE Wexler Associates
Consulting Engineers, New York, NY
Feng-Bao Lin, PhD, PE
Polytechnic University Brooklyn, NY
The book contain 49 pages, down-load 681 kb
Note : if you can down load that documents, it is due to the kind person of Ardi Kurniawan , Senior Structural Engineer from Beca Consulting Engineer. Thanks Ardi. God may bless to you.